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



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Francolinus swainsonii lundazi (C. M. N. White, 1947)
subspecies Francolinus swainsonii swainsonii (A. Smith, 1836)

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Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [179]

Bird Life [] [as Francolinus swainsonii (Smith, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
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 Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [53419]

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
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Pternistis swainsonii (Smith, A, 1836)]
Data retrieved on: 17 November 2017
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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