French: Torquéole de Sonnerat German: Chinabuschwachtel Spanish: Arborófila de Fujián
Other common names: White-necklaced Partridge, Collared Hill-partridge
J. F. Gmelin, 1789,
“Gingi in Coromandel”; error = south-east China.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
A. g. guangxiensis
Zhou Fang & Jiang Ai-Wu, 2008 – S China (N & C Guangxi).
A. g. gingica
(J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – SE China (S Jiangxi and SW Zhejiang S to Guangdong and Fujian)#R.
c. 25–30 cm; one individual 253 g (mean 320 g in captivity). Striking head pattern; combination of black, white and chestnut bands across upper breast separates from... read more
Song a series of well-spaced, repeated, mellow, plaintive whistles “whuuuuu...whuuuuu...whuuuu... read more
Dense broadleaved and mixed broadleaved and coniferous forests in hills and mountains, occurring at... read more
Food and feeding
Almost nothing known. Seeds, berries and insects reported.
Virtually undocumented. Probably lays Apr–May; 5–7 white eggs, incubated 23 days (in captivity).
No information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Mace Lande: Endangered. Little detailed information available, but still said to be locally common; occurs in... read more
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