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Green-legged partridge

Binomial name: Arborophila chloropus, Edward Blyth, 1859

The green-legged partridge (Arborophila chloropus), also known as the scaly-breasted partridge or green-legged hill-partridge, is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in forests in Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan). It is closely related to the Vietnam partridge and chestnut-necklaced partridge, and their taxonomy is not entirely settled.

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Videos of Green-legged partridge

  • Green-legged partridge - Kaeng Krachan National Park

    Green-legged partridge - Kaeng Krachan National Park

  • Green-legged partridge

    Green-legged partridge

  • Green-legged partridge - Kaeng Krachan National Park

    Green-legged partridge - Kaeng Krachan National Park

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Arborophila chloropus 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 and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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