Taiwan bamboo partridge

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Taiwan bamboo partridge
Bambusicola thoracicus -Yangmingshan National Park, Taiwan-8.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Bambusicola
B. sonorivox
Binomial name
Bambusicola sonorivox
Gould, 1863

The Taiwan bamboo partridge (Bambusicola sonorivox) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is endemic to Taiwan. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Chinese bamboo partridge.[2]

It has several local names known among Taiwan's indigenous peoples: tikulhat (Thao), tikulas (Bunun) and tikolac (Amis).[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Bambusicola sonorivox". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22725205A94887202. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22725205A94887202.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Species delimitation in the Chinese bamboo partridge Bambusicola thoracica (Phasianidae; Aves). Chih-Ming Hung et al., Zoologica Scripta Vol. 43, Issue 6, p. 562–575, November 2014, DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12071
  3. ^ Blust, Robert; Trussel, Stephen (2010). "*tikuRas: a bird, the Formosan bamboo partridge". Austronesian Comparative Dictionary. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Retrieved 8 November 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)