Verreaux's monal-partridge

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Verreaux's monal-partridge
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tetraophasis
Species: T. obscurus
Binomial name
Tetraophasis obscurus
(Verreaux, 1869)

The Verreaux's monal-partridge or chestnut-throated partridge (Tetraophasis obscurus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found only in central China. Its natural habitat is boreal forests.

The common name commemorate the French naturalist Jules Verreaux.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Tetraophasis obscurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 350–351.