Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Ferruginous Wood-partridge (Caloperdix oculea) - HBW 2, p. 521

French: Rouloul ocellé German: Augenwachtel Spanish: Perdicilla Herrumbrosa
Other common names: Ferruginous Partridge

Taxonomy: Perdix oculea Temminck, 1815, India.
Sumatran birds have traditionally been placed in race sumatrana, but name ocellata has priority. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • oculea (Temminck, 1815) - SE Burma and SW Thailand to Peninsular Malaysia.
  • ocellata (Raffles, 1822) - Sumatra.
  • borneensis Ogilvie Grant, 1892 - NC and extreme NE Borneo.

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