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Green-legged Partridge
02 51 095 Arborophila chloropus chloropus
Arborophila chloropus chloropus
Information
Common Name Scaly-breasted Partridge and Green-legged Hill-partridge
Range Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan).
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Arborophila
Species Arborophila chloropus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Green-legged partridge (Arborophila chloropus), also known as the scaly-breasted partridge or green-legged hill-partridge, is a species of partridge in the Phasianidae family. It is found in forests in Indochina, ranging slightly into southernmost China (Yunnan). It is closely related to the Vietnam partridge and chestnut-necklaced partridge, and their taxonomy is not entirely settled.

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