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Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii   - Adult
Chestnut-breasted Partridge
Photographer : © Gaurav Kataria
Location :Bompu, Eaglenest WLS, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 27 March 2015
English synonyms:Chestnut-breasted Hill Partridge, Chestnut-breasted Hill-Partridge, Red-breasted Partridge, Red-breasted Hill Partridge, Red-breasted Hill-Partridge, Mandelli's Partridge, Mandelli's Hill Partridge
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Although this species has reportedly been photographed before, these are probably the first good images of this species taken in the wild.
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