Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Verreaux's Monal-partridge (Tetraophasis obscurus) - HBW 2, p. 481

French: Tétraophase de Verreaux German: Braunkehl Keilschwanzhuhn Spanish: Perdiz faisán Gorgioscura
Other common names: Chestnut-throated Monal-partridge/Partridge, Verreaux's Pheasant-grouse/Pheasant-partridge/Partridge

Taxonomy: Lophophorus obscurus J. Verreaux, 1869, east Tibet = Mupin, Sichuan.
Sometimes considered conspecific with T. szechenyii, with which forms superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: W China, in NE Tibet, Qinghai, Gansu and Sichuan.