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Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town
South Africa


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 400 mm
Exposure 1/320 s, f/5.6, ISO 250 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Kapfrankolin Dutch  Kaapse Frankolijn
Italian  Francolino del Capo Spanish  Francolín de El Cabo


This spurfowl is limited to the Cape peninsula of South Africa and has been placed in the gender Pternistis together with two dozens species of spurfowls and francolins.


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Cape Spurfowl
Pternistis capensis
Francolin criard