Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Tibetan Partridge (Perdix hodgsoniae) - HBW 2, p. 505

French: Perdrix de Hodgson German: Tibetrebhuhn Spanish: Perdiz Tibetana
Other common names: Hodgson's Partridge

Taxonomy: Sacfa Hodgsoniae Hodgson, 1857, Tibet.
Has been separated in monospecific genus Sacfa. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • sifanica Przevalski, 1876 - WC China, from C Qinghai and Gansu S to E Tibet and C & S Sichuan.
  • caraganae R. & A. Meinertzhagen, 1926 - NW India (E Kashmir) E to E Tibet.
  • hodgsoniae (Hodgson, 1857) - W Nepal E to NE India (Assam) and E Tibet.