Green-legged partridge

The green-legged partridge (Tropicoperdix chloropus), also known as the scaly-breasted partridge or green-legged hill-partridge, is a bird species in the family Phasianidae. It is found in forest in Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan). The Vietnam partridge is now usually considered a subspecies.

Green-legged partridge
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tropicoperdix
T. chloropus
Binomial name
Tropicoperdix chloropus
(Blyth, 1859)


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Arborophila chloropus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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