ORANGE RIVER FRANCOLIN

(Scleroptila levaillantoides (7) or Francolinus levaillantoides)

Also known as Archer's Greywing Francolin

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Roberts VI / VII 193 / 8
Clements 2000 38.0340
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
35-100

 

 
A medium bird (33 to 35 cm), a near endemic being found in southern Africa and Angola. It is found in the drier western highveld, across the Kalahari to Ovamboland. It is a fairly common resident inhabiting open grassland and dry savannah. It is usually found in pairs or small coveys and lives off bulbs, seeds, shoots and berries.

 

List of Stamps showing Orange River Francolin

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No stamps issued