Szechenyi's monal-partridge

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Szechenyi's monal-partridge
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tetraophasis
Species: T. szechenyii
Binomial name
Tetraophasis szechenyii
Madarász, 1885

The Szechenyi's monal-partridge or buff-throated partridge (Tetraophasis szechenyii) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in central China and far northeastern India. Its natural habitat is boreal forests.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Hungarian explorer of Central Asia Graf Bela Széchenyi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Tetraophasis szechenyii". 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. 333.