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Moorland Francolin
Scleroptila psilolaema Gray, GR, 1867
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Scleroptila

Scientific:
  Scleroptila psilolaema

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1867

Reference:
  ListBirdsBrit.Mus. pt5 p.50

Protonym:
  Francolinus psilolaemus

Avibase ID:
  FC1080818EFBD582

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FC108081

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175993

Geographic range:

  • Scleroptila psilolaema psilolaema: Montane moorlands of central and s Ethiopia
  • Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis: Montane moorlands of e Uganda to central Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Moorland Francolin
Czech:
  frankolín vysokohorský
German:
  Hochlandfrankolin
Danish:
  Hedefrankolin
Spanish:
  Francolín Etíope
Finnish:
  vuorifrankoliini
French:
  Francolin montagnard
Italian:
  Francolino di brughiera
Japanese:
  kougenshako
Japanese:
  コウゲンシャコ
Dutch:
  Hooglandfrankolijn
Norwegian:
  Lyngfrankolin
Polish:
  frankolin górski
Portuguese:
  Francolim-das-charnecas
Slovak:
  frankolín slatinový
Swedish:
  höglandsfrankolin
Chinese:
  高地鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Francolin montagnard ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Francolin montagnard ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Montane Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Montane Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2016:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2017:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
eBird version 1.50:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaemus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaemus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Scleroptila psilolaema [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Scleroptila psilolaema [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Scleroptila [afra, gutturalis, psilolaema or shelleyi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Francolí de muntanya
Czech: Frankolín vysokohorský
Danish: Hedefrankolin
German: Bergheidefrankolin, Hochlandfrankolin
English: Elgon Francolin, Montane Francolin, Montane Red-winged Francolin, Moorland Francolin, Relict Francolin, Shelley's Francolin, Shoa Francolin
English (IOC): Moorland Francolin
English (Kenya): Moorland Francolin
Spanish: Francolín de Etiopía, Francolín Etíope
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Etíope
Spanish (HBW): Moorland Francolin
Estonian: kanarbikufrankoliin (kanarbiku-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Vuorifrankoliini
French: Francolin montagnard
Italian: Francolino di brughiera, Francolino di montagna
Japanese: kougenshako
Japanese: コウゲンシャコ
Latin: Francolinus africanus psilolaemus, Francolinus psilolaemus, Francolinus psilolaemus psilolaemus, Francolinus shelleyi she, Scleroptila psilolaema, Scleroptila psilolaemus
Lithuanian: Viržyninis frankolinas
Dutch: Hooglandfrankolijn
Norwegian: Lyngfrankolin
Polish: frankolin górski
Portuguese: Francolim-das-charnecas
Slovak: frankolín slatinový
Serbian: Frankolin iz vresišta
Swedish: Etiopisk frankolin, höglandsfrankolin
Swahili: Kwale-bwawa
Ukrainian: Турач гірський
Chinese: 高地鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 山區沼澤鷓鴣, 山區荒地鷓鴣

 

         

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