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Species of Thailand

Chestnut-necklaced partridge

Thai: นกกระทาดงปักษ์ใต้, nok gra-tha dong phak-tai

Binomial name: Arborophila charltonii, Thomas Campbell Eyton, 1845

The chestnut-necklaced partridge (Arborophila charltonii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in forests in the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. It is closely related to the Vietnam partridge and scaly-breasted partridge, and their taxonomy is not entirely settled.

The chestnut-necklaced partridge is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Arborophila charltonii

Common names

  • English:
    • Chestnut-breasted tree-partridge
    • Chestnut-necklaced partridge
    • Scaly-breasted partridge
  • Thai: นกกระทาดงปักษ์ใต้, nok gra-tha dong phak-tai


  • Arborophila merlini, Delacour & Jabouille (1924)
  • Arborophila chloropus, Edward Blyth (1859)
  • Arborophila charltoni, Thomas Campbell Eyton (1845)
  • Arborophila charltonii, Thomas Campbell Eyton (1845)
  • Perdix Charltonii, Thomas Campbell Eyton (1845)
  • Tropicoperdix charltonii, Thomas Campbell Eyton (1845)
  • Tropicoperdrix charltonii

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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Range map of Arborophila charltonii in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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