Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Common Hill-partridge (Arborophila torqueola) - HBW 2, p. 514

French: Torquéole à collier German: Hügelhuhn Spanish: Arborófila Común
Other common names: Hill Partridge, Necklaced/Indian Hill-partridge

Taxonomy: Perdix torqueola Valenciennes, 1826, Bengal.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • millardi (Stuart Baker, 1921) - W Himalayas.
  • torqueola (Valenciennes, 1826) - Nepal E to Tibet and N Burma.
  • batemani (Ogilvie Grant, 1906) - N Burma and SC China (W Yunnan, SW Sichuan).
  • griseata Delacour & Jabouille, 1930 - NW Vietnam.