Scientific name: Pternistis swainsonii
Distribution: It is widespread in South Africa and can be found in a number of other African countries
Habitat: The Swainson francolin is mainly found in areas with torntrees, grassland and farmland.
Description: It is brown with a characteristic red head and it is very popular with hunters as it is a strong, fast flier. It is similar in appearance to the Cape francolin, but does not live in the same areas. It usually occurs in small flocks of 8 - 10 birds.
Hunting Method: Shotgun
Hunting available in: South Africa