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Arborophila

Julia Gulka and David P. Mindell
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Containing group: Phasianidae

References

Kimball, R. T., C. M. St. Mary, and E. L. Braun. 2011. A macroevolutionary perspective on multiple sexual traits in the Phasianidae (Galliformes). International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2011.

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Scientific Name Arborophila crudigularis
Location Taiwan
Comments 學名:Arborophila crudigularis 英名:Formosan Hill Partridge (Taiwan Partridge) Family: Phasianidae (雉科), Length: 22~25cm. 深山竹雞,為台灣特有種。分布於印度北部、緬甸北部、中南半島北部高地、中國大陸西南部高地、海南島、蘇門答臘等,因不遠飛,移動力低,長久以來在各地方演化為特有種。 深山竹雞因其腳脛呈紅色,所以又名紅腳竹雞。牠們分布於全島各地中、低海拔山區,雖名竹雞,卻和生長於山麓至低山區一帶的竹雞不同屬。牠們常喜歡棲息於茂密的雜木林,生性隱密,每當晨昏時發出一連串嘹亮鳴聲,類似「咕、咕吊咕-吊咕-」。以昆蟲或植物嫩芽、草籽為食,營巢於草叢間,在地上作為淺凹巢。 One of endemic species of Taiwan!!!! The Taiwan Partridge (Arborophila crudigularis), also called Taiwan Hill Partridge, is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found only in Taiwan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Endemic species of Taiwan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source 深山竹雞 Formosan Hill Partridge (Taiwan Partridge)
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Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, USA

David P. Mindell
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, USA

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