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Swierstra's Francolin
02 47 055 Francolinus swierstrai
Information
Range Angola
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Pternistis
Species Pternistis swierstrai
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Swierstra's francolin (Pternistis swierstrai), is a species of francolin in the Phasianidae family. It is found only in Angola.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The scientific name commemorates the South African entomologist Cornelis Jacobus Swierstra.

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