Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

White‑cheeked Partridge Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Arborophila atrogularis
Family : Phasianidae
Order : Galliformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Undergrowths and bamboo thickets of evergreen forests.
Description : White‑cheeked Partridge is a small size bird with white cheek, (adult bird length approximately 28cm. & weight 255gm).Adult bird has grey color on forehead and black stripe with light brown color present on back side. It is found inhabiting dense undergrowth in primary and secondary evergreen forest; this sometimes includes adjacent areas of scrub, bamboo, grassland and cultivated land.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Frank Lambert(www.xeno-canto.org/Frank Lambert), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.