Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Snow Partridge (Lerwa lerwa) - HBW 2, p. 481

French: Lerva des neiges German: Haldenhuhn Spanish: Perdiz Lerwa

Taxonomy: Perdix Lerwa Hodgson, 1833, northern Nepal.
Eastern population has been separated in different subspecies, major, though doubtfully distinct. Monotypic.

Distribution: Himalayas from E Afghanistan through S & E Tibet to Assam and C China (S Gansu, NW Sichuan and N Yunnan).

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