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Orange River francolin

Scientific name: Scleroptila gutturalis

Distribution: It is common in South Africa but also occurs in a number of other African countries

Habitat: The Orange River francolin lives in large grasslands, cornfields and woods. It can be found throughout the Free State province and in parts of Mpumalanga nas Northern Cape

Description:  It is similar to the redwing francolin in appearance but has a smaller body size. It has brown plumage with red spots, a white belly and face. It is a fast flying bird that can challenge any hunter.

Hunting Method: Shotgun

Hunting available in: South Africa

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