Black Francolin

Scientific Name: Francolinus francolinus 
Common Name: Black Francolin
Other Name: Kaala Teetar

Identifying Features: Curved head, brown iris eyes colour, unique brown colour crown, throat is black.

Fun Facts:

  • Flies only when disturbed.
  • It is the state bird of Haryana, India.


The image was clicked by Kishore Bhargava – via Flickr.

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