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Grey-breasted Partridge
02 50 089 Arborophila orientalis orientalis
Information
Common Name White-faced Hill-partridge and Horsfield's Hill-partridge
Range eastern Java, Indonesia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Arborophila
Species Arborophila orientalis
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Grey-breasted partridge (Arborophila orientalis), also known as the white-faced hill-partridge or Horsfield's hill-partridge, is a species of partridge in the Phasianidae family.

It is a monotypic species that is endemic to highland forests in eastern Java, Indonesia.

Measuring 28 cm (11 in), this species is a stocky, short-legged bird. Its mostly grey plumage is barred on the lower back and tail. It has a black crown and nape, and conspicuous white forehead, cheeks and throat. Bare skin around the eyes is red. The bill is black and the legs are red.

Some authorities include the Malaysian, Roll's and Sumatran partridges as subspecies of the grey-breasted partridge.

The grey-breasted partridge is threatened by habitat loss.

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