Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Manipur Bush-quail (Perdicula manipurensis) - HBW 2, p. 513

French: Perdicule de Manipur German: Manipurwachtel Spanish: Perdicilla de Manipur
Other common names: Assam Bush-quail

Taxonomy: Perdicula manipurensis Hume, 1880, bases of hills in south eastern Manipur Plain.
Has been included in genus Cryptoplectron. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • manipurensis Hume, 1880 - NE India (in hills of Manipur and Assam S of R Brahmaputra) and Bangladesh.
  • inglisi (Ogilvie Grant, 1909) - NE India (in West Bengal and Assam N of R Brahmaputra).

  • Vulnerable
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