FANDOM


Shelley's Francolin
305 Shelleys Francolin 395h
Information
Range Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Scleroptila
Species Scleroptila shelleyi
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Shelley's francolin (Scleroptila shelleyi), is a species of francolin in the Phasianidae family. The species is named after Sir Edward Shelley, cousin of George Ernest Shelley.

Distribution and Habitat

It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is grassy woodlands and grasslands.

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