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White-throated Francolin
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Male Francolinus albogularis albogularis
Information
Range Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, and Zambia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Peliperdix
Species Peliperdix albogularis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The White-throated francolin (Peliperdix albogularis), is a species of francolin in the Phasianidae family.

It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, and Zambia. These birds are found in tropical and sub-tropical grasslands, savannas, burned lands and shrublands. They feed on seeds and insects.

The white-throated francolin weighs about 14-15 g at birth and grows to about 275 g as an adult.

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