Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Philby's Partridge (Alectoris philbyi) - HBW 2, p. 486

French: Perdrix de Philby German: Philbysteinhuhn Spanish: Perdiz Gorginegra
Other common names: Philby's Rock-partridge

Taxonomy: Alectoris philby Lowe, 1934, Taif, Hejaz, SW Arabia.
Previously placed in superspecies with A. chukar, A. barbara and A. rufa, but now proposed to form superspecies with A. magna, A. graeca and A. chukar. Formerly included within A. graeca. Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Saudi Arabia and N Yemen.

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