Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus

In Europe this species is restricted to Cyprus (although there doesn't seem to be agreement as to whether Cyprus is in Europe or Asia); many birders connect with the species in Turkey.

Black Francolin, Goksu Delta, 9-May-10 Black Francolin, Goksu Delta, 9-May-10
Black Francolin, Goksu Delta, 9-May-10 Black Francolin, Goksu Delta, 9-May-10

Black Francolin, Göksu Delta (Turkey), 9th May 2010

 

Black Francolin, Birecik, 12-May-10 Black Francolin, Birecik, 12-May-10
Black Francolin, Birecik, 12-May-10 Black Francolin, Birecik, 12-May-10
Black Francolin, Birecik, 12-May-10  

female and male Black Francolins, Birecik (Turkey), 12th May 2010