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Sumatran Hill Partridge Arborophila sumatrana  
Sumatran Hill Partridge
Photographer : © Roland Wirth
Location :The Netherlands
Date : 18 April 2010
English synonyms:Sumatran Hill-Partridge, Grey-breasted Partridge, Sumatran Partridge
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Captive individual.
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to central Sumatra. Split from Grey-breasted Partridge Arborophila orientalis following
Mees, G. F. (1996) Geographical variation in birds of Java. : i-viii, 1-119. Nuttall Ornithological Club, Cambridge, Mass., USA. Publ. No. 26.
Dickinson, Edward C., Editor (2003) The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition. London: Christopher Helm.
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