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Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea spadicea   - Male
Red Spurfowl
Photographer : © Vikram Tiwari
Location :Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Lakhimpur Kheri District, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date : 18 March 2016
English synonyms:Aravalli Red Spurfowl (caurina), Travancore Red Spurfowl (stewarti)
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Bird Group :GALLIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Habitat - broadleaved forest.

There is a small temple in the forest where it comes regularly for feeding at dusk and dawn. - VT

Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to India.
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