Green-legged partridge

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Green-legged partridge
Arborophila chloropus - Kaeng Krachan.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Arborophila
Species: A. chloropus
Binomial name
Arborophila chloropus
(Blyth, 1859)

The green-legged partridge (Arborophila chloropus), also known as the scaly-breasted partridge or green-legged hill-partridge, is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in forests in Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan). It is closely related to the Vietnam partridge and chestnut-necklaced partridge, and their taxonomy is not entirely settled.

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