Current view: Data table and detailed info
Scleroptila afra (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) was previously placed in the genus Francolinus as F. africanus.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red list criteria met and history
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||does not normally occur in forest
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Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be common in optimal habitat (del Hoyo et al. 1994, Fuller et al. 2000).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Scleroptila afra. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/grey-winged-francolin-scleroptila-afra on 07/06/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/06/2023.