Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52304

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Phasianidae
Genus:Francolinus
Genus species:Francolinus leucoscepus

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:33-35 cm
Identification:The yellow-necked spurfowl is a grayish-brown color with pale streaks. The underside of the yellow-necked spurfowl is buff-streaked dark brown. The throat is bare and bright yellow except under the beak where it becomes orange. There is also a section of orange around the eye.
Habitat:Open bush country, forest edges and dry thornbush
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Northeastern Africa Date:1958-1988 Subjects:upland ground bird
Yellow-necked spurfowl
Spurfowl
Pheasants
Phasianidae
Galliformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata