Sacfa

(syn. Perdix Ϯ Tibetan Partridge P. hodgsoniae) East Tibetan name Sakpha for the Tibetan Partridge (cf. Rhakpa in central Tibet); "Genus Sacfa mihi.  Sakpha of the Tibetans.  S. Hodgsoniæ* mihi.  ...  This fine species is denominated Sakpha by the Tibetans. It was obtained in the western part of the province of Tsang. I know nothing of its habits.  ...  * I take the liberty of dedicating this handsome species to Mrs. Hodgson, whose accurate and tasteful delineations of Himalayan scenery will do much to attract attention to this fine field for scientific research" (Hodgson 1856).

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 10 December 2018).