Taiwan Partridge

The Taiwan Partridge is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Taiwan Partridge is considered Near-threatened. While formerly widespread at suitable elevation, it has been less frequently recorded in recent years. The main pressures are those on habitat, which is reduced by tree-felling, conversion to agricultural land, and possibly pesticides. Reference: Endemic Species of Taiwan, compiled by Greenland Ecology Conservation Association of R.O.C. More

Taiwan Partridge at a nighttime roost on December 30, 1999, at 1500m elevation in Chingshuiying, southern Taiwan. More

* Taiwan Partridge, Arborophila crudigularis * Hainan Partridge, Arborophila ardens * Chestnut-bellied Partridge, Arborophila javanica * White-faced Hill-partridge, Arborophila orientalis * Bar-backed Partridge, Arborophila brunneopectus * Orange-necked Partridge, Arborophila davidi * Chestnut-headed Partridge, Arborophila cambodiana More

TAIWAN PARTRIDGE, Arborophila crudigularis - Heard daily below Blue Gate trail, Meifeng. Chinese Bamboo-Partridge, Bambusicola thoracica - 3 + 2 seen and others heard at Meifeng Experimental Farm and 3 Tsuenyan Farm, Wushe. SWINHOE'S PHEASANT, Lophura swinhoii - 2 males and a female Blue Gate trail, Meifeng. White-breasted Waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus - 1 Hua-Jing NR, Taipei. Common Moorhen, Gallinula chloropus - A few in the lowlands. More

Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Near Threatened Justification This species is classsified as Near Threatened because it is likely to have a moderately small population which is probably undergoing a decline owing to habitat loss. If surveys showed it has smaller population than currently thought it might have to be uplisted. More

see Taiwan Partridge, and Malay Night Heron is also apparently quite common, though we failed to connect. To reach the area, take expressway 3 from Taichung and after about 50km you come to the Linnei/Dolieu intersection. Turn off the expressway and turn right to Linnei. After about 5 minutes turn right at a set of traffic lights just before a 7/11 shop on the left. After about 1km the road forks. Take the left hand fork keeping the river channel on your right. More

Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis = Described by: Swinhoe (1864) Alternate common name(s): Taiwan Hill-partridge, Formosan Partridge, White-throated Partridge, White-throated Hill-partridge, Formosan Hill-partridge Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Taiwan; Restricted range; Vicinity of Huben Village. More

Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis - Adult male Taiwan Partridge Photographer : More

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Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis Common resident found in undergrowth of low- to mid-elevation thick evergreen broadleaf forests (700-2,000 m). Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii Uncommon resident, found in the undergrowth of low- to mid-elevation natural broadleaf forests (500-2,000 m). Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado Uncommon resident, found in the undergrowth of mid-elevation natural broadleaf forests of central Taiwan (2,000-3,000 m). More

Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis Swinhoe`s Pheasant Lophura swinhoii Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado Formosan Magpie Urocissa caerulea Formosan Whistling-Thrush Myophonus insularis Collared Bush-Robin Tarsiger johnstoniae Yellow Tit Parus holsti Flamecrest Regulus goodfellowi Styan`s Bulbul Pycnonotus taivanus White-whiskered Laughingthrush Garrulax morrisonianus Steere`s Liocichla Liocichla steerii Formosan Barwing Actinodura morrisoniana White-eared Sibia Heterophasia auricularis Formosan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps useful reading * Field Guides & Bird Song More

We heard Taiwan Partridge and Erwin had a glimpse of one bird. We drove back to Chichi and slept at Scotts house. 4 November Our last hours birdwatching in Taiwan. We drove back to Linnei and searched again for both species of partridges. We had a flock of Chinese Bamboo Partridge. Around 9.00h we drove back to Chichi to get all of our luggage and to take a shower. Scott accompagnied us to Taichung and there we said goodbye. More

We could hear Taiwan Partridge’s loud guru, guru, guru… calls of two birds, in a rising crescendo, coming from the forested hillside immediately behind the research building, so we went to investigate. We had scant hope of seeing one however, because these 28 cm-long birds are among the most secretive and wary birds in Taiwan. More

Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis IUCN Red List Criteria Near Threatened (criteria nearly met) B1a+b(iii); C1; C2a(i) IUCN Red List history Year Category 2008 Near Threatened 2004 Near Threatened 2000 Lower Risk/Near Threatened 1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened 1988 Lower More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Arborophila
Species : crudigularis
Authority : (Swinhoe, 1864)