Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Painted Bush-quail (Perdicula erythrorhyncha) - HBW 2, p. 513

French: Perdicule à bec rouge German: Buntwachtel Spanish: Perdicilla Piquirroja

Taxonomy: Coturnix erythrorhyncha Sykes, 1832, Karli Valley, north Konkan.
Has been included in genus Cryptoplectron. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • erythrorhyncha (Sykes, 1832) - W Ghats of W India.
  • blewitti (Hume, 1874) - C & E India.