Coqui francolin inhabit areas of dense, tall grasslands in savannah and grassy woodland or in drier regions on bushy sand dunes.
A subspecies of the crested francolin, one of 3 species in the southern African region, are found in Namibia.
These birds prefer habitats of open grassland, hilly and mountainous Namibian terrain and Kalahari sweet grasslands.
Hartlaub's francolin or spurfowl, prefer a granite and sandstone habitat surrounded by semi-desert steppe.
Red-billed teals inhabit most inland wetlands whether man-made or natural usually in pairs or small groups.
Cape spurfowl or Cape francolin before they were renamed, prefer scrubby heath and sheltered scrub found along streams and rivers.
The red-necked spurfowl also known as the red-necked francolin is usually confined to a habitat of dense cover associated with moist regions of evergreen forest edges.
Swainson's spurfowl used to go by the name of Swainson's francolin.
The common quail are usually found singly or in pairs in a semi-dry perennial grassland and herbage habitat associated with patches of shorter grass and lightly wooded savannah.
The Harlequin quail operate in scattered bush cover of open grassland, in particular where large seeds are in abundance.