Przevalski's partridge

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Rusty-necklaced partridge
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Alectoris
Species: A. magna
Binomial name
Alectoris magna
(Przewalski, 1876)

The Przevalski's partridge or rusty-necklaced partridge (Alectoris magna) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found only in China.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Russian explorer Nikolai Przhevalsky.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Alectoris magna". 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. p. 276.