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

Green-legged partridge
Green-legged partridge

Range Map

Distribution map of Scaly-breasted partridge, Tropicoperdix chloropus in Thailand
Range map of Tropicoperdix chloropus in Thailand