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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Ferruginous partridge

Thai: นกกระทาสองเดือย, nok gra-tha song deuay

Binomial name: Caloperdix oculeus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1815

The Ferruginous Partridge (Caloperdix oculeus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It belongs to the monotypical genus Caloperdix. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Caloperdix oculeus

Common names

  • English: Ferruginous partridge
  • Thai: นกกระทาสองเดือย, nok gra-tha song deuay


  • Caloperdix oculea, BirdLife International (2004)
  • Caloperdix oculea, BirdLife International (2000)
  • Caloperdix oculea, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Caloperdix oculeus Hardwicke

Caloperdix oculeus Hardwicke

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Distribution map of Ferruginous partridge, Caloperdix oculeus in Thailand

Range map of Caloperdix oculeus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

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

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