Taxon profile


Swainson's Spurfowl
Pternistis swainsonii Smith, 1836

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Phasianidae - pheasants and allies »  genus Pternistis

Scientific synonyms

Francolinus swainsonii (A. Smith, 1836)

Other names

= Swainson's Francolin

Least Concern LC



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Pternistis swainsonii lundazi White, 1947
subspecies Pternistis swainsonii swainsonii (Smith, 1836)

Pternistis swainsonii swainsonii

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678860]

Bird Life [] [as Pternistis swainsonii (Smith, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22678860]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pternistis swainsonii (Smith, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Pternistis swainsonii (Smith, A, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Pternistis swainsonii A. Smith, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Francolinus swainsonii (Smith, 1836)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Francolinus swainsonii]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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