Madagascan partridge

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Madagascan partridge
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Margaroperdix
L. Reichenbach, 1853
M. madagarensis
Binomial name
Margaroperdix madagarensis
(Scopoli, 1786)
  • Margaroperdix madagascariensis

The Madagascan partridge (Margaroperdix madagarensis) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found only in Madagascar.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Margaroperdix madagarensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.