Francolinus pondicerianus | gray francolin

Introduced

A native of India, the gray francolin is about a foot long. They have distinct rows of brown feathers with a pale face and throat. While both sexes look similar, males may be slightly larger than females. They are common in dry areas and can easily be found near hotel lawns and near roads at dawn and dusk. They have a loud call often heard in the morning.

Hotspots for gray francolin

Keālia Pond National Wildlife Refuge

Coastal Wetland

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
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Kanahā Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary

Coastal Wetland

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SIDE TRIP: Wai‘ānapanpa State Park

Open Ocean

Waianapanapa State Park
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Hosmer Grove (Haleakalā National Park)

Dry forest

Hosmer Grove
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Keāhole Point

Open Ocean

LookoutParking

Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park

Coastal Wetland

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Honua‘ula Forest Reserve (Makāula -‘O‘oma section)

Wet forest

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Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Halapepe and ʻŌhiʻa Trails

Dry forestPasture and grasslands

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Waiki‘i (off Old Saddle Road)

Pasture and grasslands

Driving

Palila Forest Discovery Trail

Dry forest

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Pu‘u Huluhulu Trail

Dry forest

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