Scientific name: Scleroptila gutturalis
Distribution: It is common in South Africa but also occurs in a number of other African countries
Habitat: The Orange River francolin lives in large grasslands, cornfields and woods. It can be found throughout the Free State province and in parts of Mpumalanga nas Northern Cape
Description: It is similar to the redwing francolin in appearance but has a smaller body size. It has brown plumage with red spots, a white belly and face. It is a fast flying bird that can challenge any hunter.
Hunting Method: Shotgun
Hunting available in: South Africa