Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Jungle Bush-quail (Perdicula asiatica) - HBW 2, p. 513

French: Perdicule rousse gorge German: Dschungelwachtel Spanish: Perdicilla Golirroja

Taxonomy: Perdicula asiatica Latham, 1790, Mahratta region, India.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • punjaubi Whistler, 1939 - NW India, from Kashmir to Uttar Pradesh.
  • vidali Whistler & Kinnear, 1936 - W India.
  • asiatica (Latham, 1790) - C & NE India, from Gujarat to Bihar.
  • ceylonensis Whistler & Kinnear, 1936 - Sri Lanka.