Arborophila atrogularis (Blyth, 1849) - White-cheeked Hill Partridge

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the White-cheeked Partridge.

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

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This species inhabits dense evergreen forests and grasslands in India (up to 1,500m asl mainly in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Manipur, and Arunachal Pradesh), Bangladesh, China, and Myanmar (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agriculture and logging. Adult survival is low possibly due to hunting and trapping of this species (BirdLife International 2016).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total

BirdLife International 2016. Arborophila atrogularis . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22679023A92799033. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22679023A92799033.en. Accessed on 12 February 2020.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Arborophila atrogularis (Blyth, 1849) – White-cheeked Hill Partridge. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/arborophila-atrogularis, accessed 2024/06/25.