Bamboo Partridge

The binomial commemorates Major-General Albert Fytche.

The Bamboo Partridge is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Chinese Bamboo Partridge (Bambusicola thoracicus) is a small partridge native to eastern mainland China and Taiwan, and introduced successfully to Japan. It is one of two species in the genus Bambusicola, along with the Mountain Bamboo Partridge of the Himalayas. The Chinese Bamboo Partridge is smaller than most partridges, reaching a size of cm, with males being larger than the females. The breast and back are mottled in black, chestnut, and cream colors, with black spots on the flanks and above. More

The Chinese Bamboo Partridge is smaller and more delicate than most other partridge species kept in captivity. They are tropical and need protection from freezing weather. Although attractive and well established, this species is not recommended for the beginner. - Mountain Bamboo Partridge = (Bambusicola fytchii) - - As far as I know, this species of Bamboo Partridge is not kept in captivity. More

elsewhere, Chinese Bamboo Partridge has been extirpated from Hong Kong, and a reintroduction program in 1961 failed to produce a viable breeding population. There are two subspecies, B. t. thoracicus in mainland China and B. t. sonorivox in Taiwan, the latter of which is sometimes treated as a separate species known as Taiwan Bamboo Partridge. Copyright: Wikipedia. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from: Wikipedia. More

A pair of bamboo partridges often engages in duets, with the male calling first and the female answering. Here at the Zoo - The Bird House & Garden is home to our bamboo partridges. More

Mountain Bamboo Partridges probably breed March through September in most of their range. The nest is a scrape lined with grass and leaves. Each female lays a clutch of 4-6 eggs, and incubates for 18-19 days. The male usually stays near the nest. Chicks are precocial More

Partridge, Assam Bamboo Partridge, Indian Bamboo Partridge, Mountain Bamboo-Partridge Bird Family : Phasianidae - Partridges, chukar, francolins, quails, spurfowl, pheasants, tragopans, monals, junglefowl, arguses, peafowl, grouse, ptarmigans & capercaillies Bird Group : GALLIFORMES Red Data Status : Unspecified Remarks : The first glimpse of the Mountain Bamboo Partridge as it cautiously stepped on the mountain road. More

vues BirderVideo — 24 août 2009 — Chinese Bamboo Partridge walk in the park. They're so cute! BirderVideo — 24 août 2009 — Chinese Bamboo Partridge walk in the park. More

Inchbald spoke her mind bamboo partridge in what manner it would be advisable to behave whether with intimidating grandeur, or with. Posted on 9:31 AM Sun, May 31st 2009 2. More

Bamboo partridge, a francolin of south Africa (Francolinus pictus). Partridge berry. (Science: botany) Any small Asiatic partridge of the genus Arboricola. Origin: OE. Partriche, pertriche, OF. Pertris, perdriz, F. Perdrix, L. Perdix, -icis, fr. Gr. More

Anyways live Chinese Bamboo partridge worth a lot in the international market. In the Middle East, aviculturists there are willing to pay up to US$200 each to have them in their collection. Comment by BESG Made Monday, 14 of July , 2008 at 6:46 am Apologies… Pity, that people are eating the partridge. More

Picture of Bambusicola fytchii above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: David Blank
Author: David Blank
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Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Bambusicola
Species : fytchii
Authority : Anderson, 1871