Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Daurian Partridge (Perdix dauurica) - HBW 2, p. 505

French: Perdrix de Daourie German: Bartrebhuhn Spanish: Perdiz Dáurica

Taxonomy: Tetrao perdix var. dauurica Pallas, 1811, Transbaikalia.
Sometimes erroneously spelt P. dauuricae. Formerly known as P. barbata. Proposed race przewalski included within race suschkini. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • dauurica (Pallas, 1811) - Kirghizia and W China (Xinjiang) E to Mongolia and E Russia, S to Tuva Mts.
  • suschkini Poliakov, 1915 - C & NE China (Qinghai E to Heilongjiang).

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