Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Rufous-throated Hill-partridge (Arborophila rufogularis) - HBW 2, p. 517

French: Torquéole à gorge rousse German: Rotkehl Buschwachtel Spanish: Arborófila Golirrufa
Other common names: Rufous-throated Partridge

Taxonomy: Arboricola rufogularis Blyth, 1850, Darjeeling, north east India.
Proposed race laotiana not generally accepted; instead included within race guttata. Six subspecies normally recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • rufogularis (Blyth, 1850) - N India (from Uttar Pradesh E to Assam) and Nepal.
  • intermedia (Blyth, 1856) - NE India (Assam S of R Brahmaputra) E to Burma (Arrakan Yomas).
  • tickelli (Hume, 1880) - E & S Burma (from South Shan to Tenasserim) E to Thailand and SW Laos.

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  • rufogularis (Blyth, 1850) - N India (from Uttar Pradesh E to Assam) and Nepal.
  • intermedia (Blyth, 1856) - NE India (Assam S of R Brahmaputra) E to Burma (Arrakan Yomas).
  • tickelli (Hume, 1880) - E & S Burma (from South Shan to Tenasserim) E to Thailand and SW Laos.
  • euroa (Bangs & Phillips, 1914) - SC China (SE Yunnan) to N Laos.
  • guttata Delacour & Jabouille, 1928 - C Vietnam.
  • annamensis (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) - SC Vietnam.