FANDOM


Chinese Francolin
Cfrancolinm2b30may09
Male
Information
Common Name Burmeese Francolin
Range Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Introduced to Mauritius, the Philippines, Madagascar, United States, Chile and Argentina.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Francolinus
Species Francolinus pintadeanus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Chinese francolin or Burmeese francolin (Francolinus pintadeanus), is a species of francolin in the Phasianidae family.

Description

On average, the length of the bird is 30–34 cm (12–13 in) and it weighs 280–400 g (9.9–14.1 oz). Females are slightly smaller than males.

Distribution and Habitat

This species is found in Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Introduced to Mauritius, the Philippines, Madagascar, United States, Chile and Argentina. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.