francolin are common, and storks were seen, but scarcely any other birds, and bees and butterflies are rare.
Of these the most valuable for the table are the partridge, the francolin, and the woodcock.
Their flesh is highly esteemed, the francolin taking the first place among our game birds.
The francolin is hunted by men on foot in the country between Shiraz and Kerman, and is taken by the hand after a few flights.
One sort of francolin is still to be met with in the countries of Europe that border on the Mediterranean.
Of game birds there are: five kinds of francolin, two kinds of knorhaan, sand grouse, quail and crested paauw.
A beautiful variety of francolin is found in the South of China.
On this trip we killed twelve pigs, a hundred and seven francolin, one lynx, and lots of cock and ducks.
Still we had some rare sport, the more especially with pigs and francolin.
The francolin, or bush pheasant, whirred up out of the tall tambuti grass one or two at a time.