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Common Hill Partridge Arborophila torqueola   - Female
Common Hill Partridge
Photographer : © John Corder - World Pheasant Association
Location :Sarahan Pheasantry, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date : June 2003
English synonyms:Hill Partridge, Necklaced Hill Partridge, Peora, Hill-Partridge, Common Hill-Partridge, Indian Hill-Partridge
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was rescued by local people and taken to the pheasantry in the winter of 2002-3.