Long-billed Partridge
02 47 062 Rhizothera longirostris longirostris m
Range Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Genus Rhizothera
Species Rhizothera longirostris
Conservation Status
Near Threatened

The Long-billed partridge (Rhizothera longirostris), is a species of partridge in the Phasianidae family.

Distribution and Habitat

It is found in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. There are two distinct subspecies; the nominate race R. l. longirostris is relatively widespread, while Rhizothera longirostris dulitensis, sometimes considered to be a full species known as the Hose's partridge or Dulit partridge (Rhizothera dulitensis), has a very restricted range in the mountains of central Borneo.

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