1948A.C. WhiteCall of Bushveld 230Swempis, to my mind, make the most delicious meal of all the game birds...One bird provides a nice meal for one person.
1970O.P.M. ProzeskyField Guide to Birds of Sn Afr. 86Francolinus coqui...The smallest of the partridges, usually found in small coveys...Voice. A loud penetrating ‘Kwee-kit, kwee-kit’ or ‘Swem-pi, swem-pi’, can be heard throughout the day.
1971Evening Post 12 June (Weekend Mag.) 1Among the indigenous types he breeds he particularly likes the little greywing partridge known in the Eastern Province as the ‘swempie’.