18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Connection

The grey francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) is a species of francolin found in the plains and drier parts of the Indian subcontinent. The main breeding season is April to September and the nest is a hidden scrape on the ground. The clutch is four to eight eggs and the hen incubates them, while both parents are seen moving along with the young chicks

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: hubli, , karnataka state, India
Copyright: © chandrashekhar shirur