Madagascar partridge

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Madagascar partridge
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Tribe: Coturnicini
Genus: Margaroperdix
Reichenbach, 1853
M. madagarensis
Binomial name
Margaroperdix madagarensis
(Scopoli, 1786)
  • Margaroperdix madagascariensis

The Madagascar partridge (Margaroperdix madagarensis) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is widespread across Madagascar (except extreme south). It has been introduced to Réunion.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2018). "Margaroperdix madagarensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22678927A132051022. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22678927A132051022.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.