Black-fronted Francolin Pternistis atrifrons


del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N.; Christie, D.A.; Kirwan, G.M. 2017. Black-fronted Francolin (Pternistis atrifrons). In: del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J.; Christie, D.A.; de Juana, E. (ed.), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, pp. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/467102 on 16 November 2017). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Gedeon, K.; Rödder, D.; Zewdie, C.; Töpfer, T. 2017. Evaluating the conservation status of the Black-fronted Francolin Pternistis atrifrons. Bird Conservation International: doi: 10.1017/S0959270917000363.

Mackworth-Praed, C.W.; Grant, C.H.B. 1952. African Handbook of Birds Series 1 Vol. I: Birds of eastern and north eastern Africa. Longmans, London.

Töpfer, T.; Podsiadlowski, L.; Gedeon, K. 2017. Rediscovery of the Black-fronted Francolin Pternistis (castaneicollis) atrifrons (Conover, 1930) (Aves: Galliformes: Phasianidae) with notes on biology, taxonomy and conservation. Vertebrate Zoology 64(2): 261-271.

Urban, E.K.; Brown, L.H. 1971. A Checklist of the Birds of Ethiopia. Haile Sellassie I University Press, Addis Ababa.

Further resources

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pternistis atrifrons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2023.