Swamp Francolin Ortygornis gularis


BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Choudhury, A. 2000. The birds of Assam. Gibbon Books and WWF-India, Guwahati, India.

Dahal, B. 2009. Swamp Francolin faces new threat from flooding. World Pheasant Association News: 6.

Dahal, B. R.; McGowan, P. J. K.; Browne, S. J. 2009. An assessment of census techniques, habitat use and threats to Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. Bird Conservation International 19(2): 137-147.

Iqubal, P.; McGowan, P. J. K.; Carroll, J. P.; Rahmani, A. 2003. Home range size, habitat use and nesting success of Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis on agricultural land in northern India. Bird Conservation International 13: 127-138.

Keane, A.M.; Carroll, J. P.; Fuller, R. A.; McGowan, P.J. K. in press. Partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks, guineafowl and turkeys: status survey and conservation action plan 2005-2009. IUCN and WPA, Gland, Switzerland.

Siddiqui, K. U.; Islam, M. A.; Kabir, S.M.H.; Ahmad, M.; Ahmed A.T.A; Rahman, A.K.A.; Haque, E.U.; Ahmed, Z.U.; Begum, Z.N.T.; Hassan, M.A.; Khondker, M.; Rahman, M.M. 2008. Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh, vol. 26: birds. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Galliformes Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ortygornis gularis. Downloaded from on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/03/2024.