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

Taxonomic Notes:

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/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
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).

References:

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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Arborophila atrogularis (Blyth, 1849) – White-cheeked Hill Partridge. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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