The Swainson's spurfowl, Swainson's francolin or chikwari (Pternistis swainsonii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. In the Shona language in Zimbabwe this bird is called the chikwari and is considered a delicacy by outdoor and hunting enthusiasts.

Swainson's francolin was named after William Swainson, an English ornithologist.
Swainson's Francolin
Date Location Count
2021-05-19 16:04Bwabwata NP--Mahango Core Area1
2021-05-27 07:41Chobe NP--A33 (Ngoma to Kasane)
2021-06-12 09:44Zambezi NP--Chamabonda Vlei5
2021-05-18 07:13Zambezi River near Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe side)1
2021-05-29 11:50Chaminuka Lodge and Game Reserve2
2021-05-27 05:44Nkwali Camp1
2021-06-05 06:19South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge2
2021-05-28 06:27Luambe NP2
2021-06-13 10:24Madikwe Game Reserve30
2021-05-21 17:07Harare--Mukuvisi Woodlands1
2021-05-22 12:43Ewanrigg NP1
2021-05-21 10:21Pilanesberg NP--Lengau Dam2
2021-05-22 06:29Pilanesberg NP--Bakabung2
2021-06-03 09:15Mabalingwe2
2021-05-16 06:13Boons Road2
2021-06-10 08:30Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)3
2021-06-09 11:20Sondela Nature Reserve9
2021-06-13 15:05Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein7
2021-06-07 07:10Eagle Canyon Golf Estate3
2021-06-06 07:26Rietfontein Nature Reserve1
2021-06-12 10:52Pretoria National Botanical Garden1
2021-06-11 09:20Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary1
2021-05-30 10:22Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve1
2021-06-07 12:52Rietvlei Nature Reserve2
2021-05-30 06:15Rietvlei Nature Reserve--Otter Bridge
2021-06-05 16:25Polokwane GR1
2021-06-11 07:20Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve5
2021-05-30 06:36Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve--northeast corner8
2021-06-09 16:10Tsakane dams1
2021-05-30 13:17Marievale Bird Sanctuary4
2021-06-12 15:40Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S994
2021-06-04 07:54Bankplaas Road1
2021-05-22 12:10Devon Grasslands IBA (Mpumalanga Province)1
2021-06-03 16:10Gonarezhou NP--Chipinda Pools10
2021-05-24 07:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)6
2021-06-13 07:48Kruger NP--Kanniedood Dam7
2021-06-07 06:20Motswari Private Game Reserve1
2021-06-07 07:52Kruger NP--S39 (H1-4 to Timbavati)2
2021-06-05 14:30Kruger NP--Olifants River Bridge near Balule1
2021-06-07 07:13Kruger NP--Ngotso Weir Rd/S891
2021-06-07 10:24Kruger NP--Timbavati1
2021-06-07 08:37Kruger NP--Ratel Pan Hide1
2021-05-16 06:35Kruger NP--Phabeni Gate4
2021-06-05 07:57Kruger NP--H1-4/Satara Camp to Olifants River1
2021-06-04 07:57Nkomazi Game Reserve R541 Tjakastad, SA6
2021-06-05 06:18Kruger NP--Nsemani Dam area4
2021-06-05 12:19Kruger NP--S90 (H1-4 to S41)1
2021-06-04 16:04Kruger NP--Sweni Rd (S126)2
2021-06-08 05:49Kruger NP--Satara Camp1
2021-05-24 16:16Umkumbe Safari Lodge
2021-06-09 06:34Kruger NP--Napi Rd/H1-12
2021-06-08 06:28Kruger NP--S1003
2021-06-07 15:14Kruger NP--Satara-N'wanetsi Rd/H61
2021-06-08 07:19Kruger NP--Gudzani Dam3
2021-06-08 07:53Kruger NP--N'wanetsi Picnic Spot2
2021-06-04 13:18Kruger NP--Tshokwane Road1
2021-06-08 06:32Kruger NP--Skukuza-Nkuhlu Road/H4-11
2021-06-08 11:04Kruger NP--Leeupan1
2021-06-08 09:53Kruger NP--Trichardt Rd1
2021-06-06 11:19Kruger NP--S321
2021-06-08 10:12Kruger NP--Old Tshokwane Rd/S1287