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Spurfowl, Cape
 
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Scientific Name:
Pternistis capensis
Location(s):
Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Global, Namibia, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Southern Africa, Western Cape Province Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common (del Hoyo et al. 1994). ...
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Wikipedia
The Cape Francolin is a bird of scrubby open areas, preferably close to running water. Its nest is a grass-lined scrape under a bush, and six to eight eggs are laid (but sometimes two females will lay in one nest). This species can become very tame if disturbance is limited, and will feed in gardens, by roadsides, or with farmyard chickens. It will run rather than fly if disturbed. ...
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