Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Black Wood-partridge (Melanoperdix nigra) - HBW 2, p. 506

French: Perdrix noire German: Schwarzwachtel Spanish: Perdiz Negra
Other common names: Black Partridge

Taxonomy: Cryptonyx niger Vigors, 1829, no locality.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • nigra (Vigors, 1829) - Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
  • borneensis Rothschild, 1917 - Borneo.

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