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Grey Francolin
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Pavoninae
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Genus: {{{1}}}
Stephens, 1819

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Francolinus is a genus of birds in the Phasianidae family. It contains the following species:

The genus used to contain over forty species but several species were split into different genera [1].


  1. ^ John H. Boyd III (September 26, 2011). "Galliformes Landfowl". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 13-07-2024. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.