Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Gray Francolin

Francolinus pondicerianus

Description:

The grey francolin (formerly also called the grey partridge, but not to be confused with the European grey partridge) is a species of francolin found in the plains and drier parts of South Asia. They are found in open cultivated lands as well as scrub forest and their local name of teetar is based on their calls, a loud and repeated Ka-tee-tar...tee-tar which is produced by one or more birds. The term teetar can also refer to other partridges and quails. During the breeding season calling males attract challengers and decoys were used to trap these birds especially for fighting.

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

marirs
Spotted by
marirs

Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 20, 2014
Submitted on Jan 3, 2015

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team