Green-legged partridge

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Green-legged partridge
Arborophila chloropus - Kaeng Krachan.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tropicoperdix
Species:
T. chloropus
Binomial name
Tropicoperdix chloropus
(Blyth, 1859)

The green-legged partridge (Tropicoperdix chloropus), also known as the scaly-breasted partridge or green-legged hill-partridge, is a bird species in the family Phasianidae. It is found in forest in Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan). The Vietnam partridge is now usually considered a subspecies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Tropicoperdix chloropus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22731882A95038362. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22731882A95038362.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.

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