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Partridges

Chukar Partidge, one of the most well-known species.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genera
  • Perdix
  • Alectoris
  • Lerwa
  • Bambusicola
  • Ptilopachus
  • Rollulus
  • Haematortyx
  • Caloperdix
  • Arborophila
  • Xenoperdix
  • Melanoperdix

†See also Pheasant, Quail, Grouse Partridge can refer to: Partridge, an Old World bird in the pheasant family Partridge Berry, Mitchella repens, a wildflower growing in the Eastern United States Alan Partridge, fictional television and radio presenter Andy Partridge (born 1953), British guitarist and songwriter Various people named Frank Partridge Various people named John Partridge... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x1047, 283 KB) Chukar - Capitol Reef National Park (Utah, USA) 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. ... For other uses, see Animal (disambiguation). ... Typical Classes See below Chordates (phylum Chordata) are a group of animals that includes the vertebrates, together with several closely related invertebrates. ... For other meanings of bird, see bird (disambiguation). ... Families Megapodidae Numididae Odontophoridae Phasianidae Meleagrididae Tetraonidae Cracidae Mesitornithidae The Galliformes is an order of birds containing the turkeys, grouse, quails and pheasants. ... The Phasianidae is a family of birds which consists of the pheasants and their allies. ... Genera Ithaginis Catreus Rheinartia Crossoptilon Lophura Argusianus Pucrasia Syrmaticus Chrysolophus Phasianus † See also partridge, quail Pheasants are a group of large birds in the order Galliformes. ... Genera Coturnix Anurophasis Perdicula Ophrysia † See also Pheasant, Partridge, Grouse Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds in the pheasant family Phasianidae, or in the family Odontophoridae. ... Genera Tetrao Lagopus Falcipennis Centrocercus Bonasa Dendrapagus Tympanuchus Grouse are from the order Galliformes which inhabit temperate and subarctic regions of the northern hemisphere. ...

Partridges are birds in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. They are a non-migratory Old World group. For other meanings of bird, see bird (disambiguation). ... Genera Ithaginis Catreus Rheinartia Crossoptilon Lophura Argusianus Pucrasia Syrmaticus Chrysolophus Phasianus † See also partridge, quail Pheasants are a group of large birds in the order Galliformes. ... The Phasianidae is a family of birds which consists of the pheasants and their allies. ... Flock of Barnacle Geese during autumn migration Bird migration refers to the regular seasonal journeys of varying distances undertaken by many species of birds. ...


These are medium-sized birds intermediate between the larger pheasants and the smaller quails. The partridges are ground-nesting seed-eaters. Many species are hunted for sport or game. Genera Coturnix Anurophasis Perdicula Ophrysia † See also Pheasant, Partridge, Grouse Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds in the pheasant family Phasianidae, or in the family Odontophoridae. ... Game is any animal hunted for food or not normally domesticated (such as venison). ...


Species list

  • Genus Lerwa
  • Genus Alectoris
  • Genus Ammoperdix
    • See-see Partridge, Ammoperdix griseogularis
    • Sand Partridge, Ammoperdix heyi
  • Genus Perdix
  • Genus Rhizothera
    • Long-billed Partridge, Rhizothera longirostris
  • Genus Margaroperdix
    • Madagascar Partridge, Margaroperdix madagascarensis
  • Genus Melanoperdix
    • Black Wood-partridge, Melanoperdix nigra
  • Genus Xenoperdix
  • Genus Arborophila, the hill partridges
    • Common Hill Partridge, Arborophila torqueola
    • Sichuan Hill Partridge, Arborophila rufipectus
    • Chestnut-breasted Hill Partridge, Arborophila mandellii
    • Collared Hill Partridge, Arborophila gingica
    • Rufous-throated Hill Partridge, Arborophila rufogularis
    • White-cheeked Hill Partridge, Arborophila atrogularis
    • Taiwan Hill Partridge, Arborophila crudigularis
    • Hainan Hill Partridge, Arborophila ardens
    • Chestnut-bellied Partridge, Arborophila javanica
    • Grey-breasted Hill Partridge, Arborophila orientalis
    • Brown-breasted Hill Partridge, Arborophila brunneopectus
    • Orange-necked Hill Partridge, Arborophila davidi
    • Chestnut-headed Hill Partridge, Arborophila cambodiana
    • Bornean Hill Partridge, Arborophila hyperythra
    • Red-billed Hill Partridge, Arborophila rubrirostris
    • Green-legged Hill Partridge, Arborophila chloropus
    • Annam Hill Partridge, Arborophila merlini
    • Chestnut-necklaced Hill Partridge, Arborophila charltonii
  • Genus Caloperdix
    • Ferruginous Wood Partridge, Caloperdix oculea
  • Genus Haematortyx
    • Crimson-headed Partridge, Haematortyx sanguiniceps
  • Genus Rollulus
  • Genus Ptilopachus
  • Genus Bambusicola

Binomial name Lerwa lerwa (Hodgson, 1833) The Snow Partridge Lerwa lerwa is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Lerwa lerwa (Hodgson, 1833) The Snow Partridge Lerwa lerwa is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Species See text Alectoris, is a genus of partridges with representatives in southern Europe, north Africa and Arabia, and across Asia to Tibet and western China. ... Binomial name (Rüppell, 1835) The Arabian Partridge (Alectoris melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name (Przewalski, 1876) The Przevalskis Partridge or Rusty-necklaced Partridge (Alectoris magna) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Alectoris graeca (Meisner, 1804) The Rock Partridge, Alectoris graeca, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Alectoris chukar (Gray, JE, 1830) The chukar, Alectoris chukar, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Lowe, 1934 Philbys Partridge (Alectoris philbyi), is a relative of the chukar, red-legged partridge and barbary partridges native to southwestern Arabia and northern Yemen. ... Binomial name Alectoris barbara (Bonnaterre, 1791) The Barbary Partridge, Alectoris barbara, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Alectoris rufa (Linnaeus, 1758) The Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa) is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Genus Ammoperdix Gould, 1851) Ammoperdix is a small genus in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes. ... Binomial name Ammoperdix griseogularis Brandt, 1843 The See-see Partridge, Ammoperdix griseogularis, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Ammoperdix heyi Temminck, 1825 The Sand Partridge, Ammoperdix heyi, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Species Perdix is a genus of partridges with representatives in most of temperate Europe and Asia. ... Binomial name Perdix perdix (Linnaeus, 1758) The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a gamebird in pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Perdix dauurica (Pallas, 1811) The Daurian Partridge Perdix dauurica is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Perdix hodgsoniae (Hodgson, 1857) The Tibetan Partridge Perdix hodgsoniae is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name (Temminck, 1815) The Long-billed Partridge (Rhizothera longirostris) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name (Temminck, 1815) The Long-billed Partridge (Rhizothera longirostris) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name (Scopoli, 1786) The Madagascar Partridge (Margaroperdix madagascariensis) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name (Scopoli, 1786) The Madagascar Partridge (Margaroperdix madagascariensis) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name (Vigors, 1829) The Black Partridge, Melanoperdix niger, also known as the Black Wood Partridge, is a small (up to 27cm long) partridge with a thick bill, grey legs and dark brown iris. ... Binomial name (Vigors, 1829) The Black Partridge, Melanoperdix niger, also known as the Black Wood Partridge, is a small (up to 27cm long) partridge with a thick bill, grey legs and dark brown iris. ... A monotypic genus Xenoperdix (strange partridge) Dinesen, Lehmberg, Svendsen, Hansen & Fjeldsa, 1994 consist of one species of African partridges that closely related to Southeast Asia Hill Partridges. ... Binomial name Xenoperdix udzungwensis Dinesen, Lehmberg, Svendsen, Hansen & Fjeldså, 1994 The Udzungwa Forest-partridge, Xenoperdix udzungwensis also known as Udzungwa Partridge is a small, up to 29cm long, boldly barred, brownish partridge with rufous face, grey below, olive brown crown and upperparts. ... Species see text Arborophila is a genus of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Hume, 1874 The Chestnut-breasted Partridge (Arborophila mandellii) is a species of partridge endemic to the eastern Himalayas north of the Brahmaputra, and is known from Bhutan, West Bengal (Darjeeling only), Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India, and south-east Tibet. ... Binomial name (Gmelin, 1789) The Chestnut-bellied Partridge, Arborophila javanica also known as Chestnut-bellied Hill-partridge or Javan Hill-partridge is a small, up to 28cm long, partridge with a rufous crown and nape, red legs, grey breast, brown wings, red facial skin, and a black mask, throat and... Binomial name (Temminck, 1815) The Ferruginous Partridge (Caloperdix oculeus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Sharpe, 1879 The Crimson-headed Partridge (Haematortyx sanguiniceps) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Sharpe, 1879 The Crimson-headed Partridge (Haematortyx sanguiniceps) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Rollulus rouloul Scopoli, 1786 The Crested Wood Partridge, Rollulus rouloul is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Rollulus rouloul Scopoli, 1786 The Crested Wood Partridge, Rollulus rouloul is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. ... Binomial name Ptilopachus petrosus (Gmelin, 1789) The Stone Partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus), also called the Keklik, is an African bird of the pheasant family commonly found in Central Africa from the west coast to Kenya. ... Binomial name Ptilopachus petrosus (Gmelin, 1789) The Stone Partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus), also called the Keklik, is an African bird of the pheasant family commonly found in Central Africa from the west coast to Kenya. ... Species see text Bambusicola is a genus of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Anderson, 1871 The Mountain Bamboo-partridge (Bambusicola fytchii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. ... Binomial name Bambusicola thoracicus (Temminck, 1815) Synonyms Bambusicola thoracica The Chinese Bamboo Partridge (Bambusicola thoracicus) is a small partridge native to eastern mainland China and Taiwan, and introduced successfully to Japan. ...

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