Species of Thailand

Scaly-breasted partridge

Tropicoperdix chloropus, Edward Blyth, 1859

(In Thai: นกกระทาดงแข้งเขียว)

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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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Green-legged partridge
    • Scaly-breasted partridge
    • Green-legged hill-partridge
  • Thai: นกกระทาดงแข้งเขียว

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Green-legged partridge
Green-legged partridge

Range Map

Distribution map of Scaly-breasted partridge, Tropicoperdix chloropus in Thailand
  • Bang Lamung District, Chonburi
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Khitchakut National Park
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khon San District, Chaiyaphum
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Nakhon Nayok District, Nakhon Nayok
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Pang Sida National Park
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park
  • Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Phu Wiang National Park
  • Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Taksin Maharat National Park
  • Tat Mok National Park
  • Thap Lan National Park
  • Thung Salaeng Luang National Park
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Tropicoperdix chloropus in Thailand