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Malayan Partridge - BirdForum Opus

Alternative names: Malaysian Partridge; Campbell's Hill Partridge; Malaysian Hill Partridge

Photo © by kctsang
Fraser's Hill, Peninsular Malaysia, July 2016
Arborophila campbelli

Identification

28 cm (11 in)

  • Black and white head bands
  • Wine coloured eye right
  • Olive-brown upperparts
  • Grey breast

Distribution

Adult with young
Photo © by paux
Fraser's Hill, Malaysia, June 2019

Mountains of peninsular Malaysia.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly included in Grey-breasted Partridge.

Habitat

Rain forests at around 1000–1600 m (mostly at the upper levels).

Behaviour

Diet

There is little detailed information. They are known to eat fruit and termites.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2016)

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