Stone Partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus) - HBW 2, p. 522
French: Poulette de roche
Spanish: Gallinita Roquera
Taxonomy: Tetrao petrosus Gmelin, 1789, Gambia.
Proposed races saturatior, butleri, brehmi, emini and florentiae included within nominate petrosus. Two subspecies normally recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- petrosus (Gmelin, 1789) - Senegal E to Kenya.
- major Neumann, 1908 - NW Ethiopia.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
3 birds together eating Locality Abuko Nature Reserve, Abuko, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp petrosus)
Daniêl Jimenez 1 January 2011 1 year ago 39 sec 4.2
A group walking past, in response to playback. It is followed by a short clip where the birds are vocally responding. Locality Bijilo Forest Park, Bijilo, Western Division, The Gambia (ssp petrosus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 November 2008 4 years ago 30 sec 3.2
Stone Partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus)
Locality Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
Jacques Erard 15 August 2010 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.3
On the sandy road
Locality Benoue National Park, Adamawa Province, Cameroon
Krzysztof Blachowiak 12 February 2012 1 year ago 3.9
Locality Benoue National Park, Adamawa Province, Cameroon (ssp petrosus)
Nik Borrow 7 April 2008 4 years ago 3.3
A bird at dusk.
Locality Mole National Park, Northern Region, Ghana (ssp petrosus)
Arthur Grosset 3 June 2011 2 years ago 2.8