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Arborophila chloropus (Green-legged Partridge; Green-legged Hill Partridge)

Wikipedia Abstract

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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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.74759
EDGE Score: 1.74878


Adult Weight [1]  275 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  40 %
Clutch Size [3]  3
Incubation [1]  19 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cardamom Mountains rain forests Cambodia, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Indochina dry forests Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Chao Phraya lowland moist deciduous forests Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Chin Hills-Arakan Yoma montane forests Myanmar, India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kayah-Karen montane rain forests Myanmar, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luang Prabang montane rain forests Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mizoram-Manipur-Kachin rain forests Myanmar, India, Bangladesh Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Myanmar coastal rain forests Myanmar, Bangladesh Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northeast India-Myanmar pine forests India, Myanmar Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Northern Annamites rain forests Laos, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Indochina subtropical forests China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Khorat Plateau moist deciduous forests Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Thailand-Laos moist deciduous forests Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Southern Annamites montane rain forests Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Vietnam lowland dry forests Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bach Ma National Park II 54733 Viet Nam
Doi Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary   Thailand      
Doi Inthanon National Park II 115326 Thailand  
Doi Khun Tan National Park II 61680 Thailand  
Doi Pha Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 144177 Thailand  
Doi Suthep-pui National Park II 70007 Thailand  
Erawan National Park II 131204 Thailand
Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary IV 699629 Thailand  
Kaeng Krachan National Park II 753452 Thailand
Khao Ang Ru Nai Wildlife Sanctuary IV 248699 Thailand  
Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park II 20311 Thailand
Khao Chi On Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area   Thailand      
Khao Khieo-Khao Chomphu Wildlife Sanctuary IV 36570 Thailand  
Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary IV 182353 Thailand  
Khao Yai National Park II 542694 Thailand
Mae Tuen Wildlife Sanctuary IV 307947 Thailand  
Mae Yom National Park II 123569 Thailand
Mae Yuam Wildlife Sanctuary   Thailand      
Nam Nao National Park II 240993 Thailand
Namtok Phlew National Park II 29909 Thailand  
Om Koi Wildlife Sanctuary IV 299357 Thailand  
Pang Sida National Park II 211956 Thailand
Phra Budda Chaya National Park II 11157 Thailand  
Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary IV 391278 Thailand  
Sai Yok National Park II 235556 Thailand
Salak Phra Wildlife Sanctuary IV 241622 Thailand  
Salawin National Park II 400497 Thailand
Thung Salaeng Luang National Park II 315222 Thailand
Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary IV 918234 Thailand  
Wiang Kosai National Park II 108737 Thailand
Xishuangbanna Nature Reserve V 567531 Yunnan, China  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Dong Ampham Laos A2, A3
Dong Khanthung Laos A1, A3, A4i
Hin Namno Laos A1, A2, A3
Khammouane Laos A2
Nakai Plateau Laos A1, A3, A4i
Nam Chat / Nam Pan Laos A1, A2, A3
Nam Et Laos A3
Nam Xam Laos A1, A3
Phnom Bokor Cambodia A1, A2, A3
Phnom Samkos Cambodia A1, A2, A3
Phou Dendin Laos A1
Phou Xiang Thong Laos A1, A2, A3
Upper Xe Khaman Laos A1, A2, A3
Virachey Cambodia A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Yes

Prey / Diet

Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[4]
Ficus superba (Sea Fig)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acerodon jubatus (golden-capped fruit bat)1
Aceros cassidix (Knobbed Hornbill)1
Aceros waldeni (Walden's Hornbill)1
Aegithina tiphia (Common Iora)1
Aegithina viridissima (Green Iora)1
Alcippe brunneicauda (Brown Fulvetta)1
Alophoixus bres (Grey-cheeked Bulbul)1
Alophoixus finschii (Finsch's Bulbul)1
Alophoixus pallidus (Puff-throated Bulbul)2
Alophoixus phaeocephalus (Yellow-bellied Bulbul)1
Ampeliceps coronatus (Golden-crested Myna)1
Anorrhinus tickelli (Brown Hornbill)2
Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental Pied Hornbill)2
Anthracoceros malayanus (Black Hornbill)1
Arctictis binturong (Binturong)1
Buceros bicornis (Great Hornbill)1
Buceros rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Hornbill)1
Callosciurus adamsi (ear-spot squirrel)1
Callosciurus erythraeus (Pallas's squirrel)1
Callosciurus finlaysonii (Finlayson's squirrel)2
Callosciurus nigrovittatus (black-striped squirrel)1
Callosciurus notatus (plantain squirrel)1
Callosciurus prevostii (Prevost's squirrel)1
Calyptomena viridis (Green Broadbill)1
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)1
Chloropsis aurifrons (Golden-fronted Leafbird)1
Chloropsis cochinchinensis (Blue-winged Leafbird)2
Chloropsis cyanopogon (Lesser Green Leafbird)1
Chloropsis sonnerati (Greater Green Leafbird)1
Cynopterus brachyotis (lesser short-nosed fruit bat)1
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)1
Dicaeum chrysorrheum (Yellow-vented Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum concolor (Nilgiri Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum trigonostigma (Orange-bellied Flowerpecker)1
Ducula badia (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)1
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)1
Elephas maximus (Asiatic Elephant)1
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)2
Garrulax leucolophus (White-crested Laughingthrush)2
Gracula religiosa (Hill Myna)2
Hoolock hoolock hoolock (hoolock gibbon)1
Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)2
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)1
Iole olivacea (Buff-vented Bulbul)1
Iole propinqua (Grey-eyed Bulbul)2
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)2
Ixos malaccensis (Streaked Bulbul)1
Lophura nycthemera (Silver Pheasant)2
Loriculus vernalis (Vernal Hanging Parrot)2
Macaca cyclopis (Taiwan macaque)1
Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque)1
Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque)2
Macaca nigra (Celebes crested macaque)1
Megalaima australis (Blue-eared Barbet)2
Megalaima chrysopogon (Golden-whiskered Barbet)1
Megalaima faiostricta (Green-eared Barbet)2
Megalaima haemacephala (Coppersmith Barbet)1
Megalaima lineata (Lineated Barbet)1
Megalaima mystacophanos (Red-throated Barbet)1
Megalaima rafflesii (Red-crowned Barbet)1
Muntiacus muntjak (Indian muntjac)1
Oriolus chinensis (Black-naped Oriole)1
Oriolus xanthonotus (Dark-throated Oriole)1
Oriolus xanthornus (Black-hooded Oriole)1
Penthetor lucasi (Lucas's short-nosed fruit bat)1
Petaurista philippensis (Indian giant flying squirrel)1
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)1
Presbytis potenziani (Mentawai leaf monkey)1
Prionochilus maculatus (Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Prionochilus percussus (Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Prionochilus thoracicus (Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker)1
Psittacula longicauda (Long-tailed Parakeet)1
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)1
Pteropus vampyrus (large flying fox)1
Pycnonotus atriceps (Black-headed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus brunneus (Asian Red-eyed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus cyaniventris (Grey-bellied Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Spectacled Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus eutilotus (Puff-backed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus melanicterus (Black-crested Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus simplex (Cream-vented Bulbul)1
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)2
Rhinoplax vigil (Helmeted Hornbill)1
Rhyticeros undulatus (Wreathed Hornbill)1
Rusa unicolor (sambar)1
Sundasciurus tenuis (slender squirrel)1
Sus scrofa (wild boar)1
Tamiops rodolphii (Cambodian striped squirrel)1
Treron bicinctus (Orange-breasted Green Pigeon)1
Treron capellei (Large Green Pigeon)1
Treron curvirostra (Thick-billed Green Pigeon)2
Treron phoenicopterus (Yellow-footed Green Pigeon)1
Treron vernans (Pink-necked Green Pigeon)1
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)1
Tricholestes criniger (Hairy-backed Bulbul)1
Tupaia minor (Pygmy Treeshrew)1
Zosterops palpebrosus (Oriental White-eye)1

Range Map

Southern Asia;


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Attributes / relations provided by
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4"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
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