Saturday, February 4, 2012

Saturday Evening Creature Feature, Gray Francolin

The Gray Francolin was introduced to the Hawaii in 1958. It frequents the lowlands and can be found in along the roadsides. ©2012 Steve Borichevsky

The species in native to South Asia.

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

These Francolin were foraging in the brush, enjoying a sunny Hawaiian day.

©2012 Steve Borichevsky©2012 Steve Borichevsky

Male francolin have spurs, females do not.

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

2 comments:

Beyond My Garden said...

What a lovely bird.Its coloring looks so much like bark.
Thanks for the introduction.
nellie

ksdoolittle said...

Interesting beak for foraging.

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