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Long-billed partridge

In Thai: ไก่นวล, kai nuan

Binomial name: Rhizothera longirostris, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1815

The long-billed partridge (Rhizothera longirostris) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae.

Distribution and habitat

It is found in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss. There are two distinct subspecies; the nominate race R. l. longirostris is relatively widespread, while R. l. dulitensis, sometimes considered to be a full species known as the Dulit partridge or Hose's partridge (R. dulitensis), has a very restricted range in the mountains of central Borneo.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Galliformes
Family
Phasianidae
Genus
Rhizothera
Species
Rhizothera longirostris

Common names

  • Thai: ไก่นวล, kai nuan

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Range map of Rhizothera longirostris in Thailand