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Species of Thailand

Green-legged partridge

In Thai: นกกระทาดงแข้งเขียว, nok gra-tha dong kaeng kieow

Binomial name: Arborophila chloropus, Edward Blyth, 1859

The green-legged partridge (Tropicoperdix chloropus), also known as the scaly-breasted partridge or green-legged hill-partridge, is a bird species in the family Phasianidae. It is found in forest in Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan). The Vietnam partridge is now usually considered a subspecies.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Galliformes
Family
Phasianidae
Genus
Arborophila
Species
Arborophila chloropus

Common names

  • English:
    • Green-legged partridge
    • Scaly-breasted partridge
    • Green-legged hill-partridge
  • Thai: นกกระทาดงแข้งเขียว, nok gra-tha dong kaeng kieow

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Green-legged partridge
Green-legged partridge

Range Map

Distribution map of Green-legged partridge, Arborophila chloropus in Thailand
Range map of Arborophila chloropus in Thailand