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 2.8
On the sandy road
Locality Benoue National Park, Adamawa Province, Cameroon
Krzysztof Blachowiak 12 February 2012 45 weeks 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 1 year ago 2.8