Stone Partridge

Ptilopachus petrosus - Poulette de roche Poulette de roches

Poulette de roche
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Odontophoridés

  • Genus
    :

    Ptilopachus

  • Species
    :

    petrosus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Poulette de roche
adult

Stone Partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Ptilopachus petrosus petrosus (Gambia to Cameroon)
  • Ptilopachus petrosus brehmi (s Chad to c Sudan)
  • Ptilopachus petrosus major (n Ethiopia)
  • Ptilopachus petrosus florentiae (s Sudan and s Ethiopia to ne DRCongo, n Uganda and c Kenya)

Foreign names

  • Poulette de roche,
  • Gallinita roquera,
  • galinha-da-pedra,
  • Felsenwachtel,
  • kövi fogoly,
  • Rotspatrijs,
  • Pernice sassicola,
  • stenvaktel,
  • Klatrehøne,
  • kurôpka skalná,
  • kur skalní,
  • Afrikansk Buskhøne,
  • louhikkopyy,
  • perdiu del Sahel,
  • kuraczek skalny,
  • Африканская скальная куропатка,
  • イシシャコ,
  • 石鹑,
  • 石鶉,

Voice song and cries

Poulette de roche
adult

Habitat

Poulette de roche
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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