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Pheasants, partridges & francolins

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#,† IOC English name Scientific name Authority Breeding Range Code Comment

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182 Pheasants and allies Family Phasianidae

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Meleagris Linnaeus, 1758

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Linnaeus, 1758 NA, MA : s Canada, USA, n Mexico

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M. g. silvestris Vieillot, 1817 s Canada, c and e USA

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M. g. osceola Scott, 1890 Florida (USA)

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M. g. intermedia Sennett, 1879 n Texas to ec Mexico

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M. g. mexicana Gould, 1856 nw and nc Mexico

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M. g. merriami Nelson, 1900 w USA

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M. g. gallopavo Linnaeus, 1758 s Mexico

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Ocellated Turkey Meleagris ocellata Cuvier, 1820 MA : se Mexico, Belize, Guatemala

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Bonasa Stephens, 1819

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Ruffed Grouse Bonasa umbellus (Linnaeus, 1766) NA : Alaska, Canada, n USA

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B. u. yukonensis Grinnell, 1916 Alaska (USA), nw Canada

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B. u. umbelloides (Douglas, 1829) se Alaska (USA) thru c Canada

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B. u. labradorensis Ouellet, 1991 Labrador Pen. (Canada)

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B. u. castanea Aldrich & Friedmann, 1943 Olympic Pen. (USA)

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B. u. affinis Aldrich & Friedmann, 1943 British Columbia (Canada) to c Oregon USA)

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B. u. obscura Todd, 1947 n Ontario (Canada)

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B. u. sabini (Douglas, 1829) w coast of Canada and USA

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B. u. brunnescens Conover, 1935 Vancouver I. (Canada)

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B. u. togata (Linnaeus, 1766) nc and ne USA, se Canada

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B. u. mediana Todd, 1940 nc USA

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B. u. phaios Aldrich & Friedmann, 1943 se British Columbia (Canada) to sc Idaho and e Oregon (USA)

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B. u. incana Aldrich & Friedmann, 1943 se Idaho to c Utah (USA)

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B. u. monticola Todd, 1940 c and ec USA

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B. u. umbellus (Linnaeus, 1766) ec USA

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Tetrastes Keyserling & Blasius, JH, 1840

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Hazel Grouse Tetrastes bonasia (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : nw, nc, ne

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T. b. rhenanus (Kleinschmidt, O, 1917) ne France, Luxembourg, Belgium, w Germany

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T. b. styriacus (von Jordans & Schiebel, 1944) Alps, s Poland to Hungary

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T. b. schiebeli (Kleinschmidt, O, 1943) Balkan Pen.

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T. b. rupestris (Brehm, CL, 1831) s Germany, Czech Rep.

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T. b. bonasia (Linnaeus, 1758) w and s Scandinavia and c Poland east to the Ural Mts (Russia)

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T. b. griseonota Salomonsen, 1947 n Sweden SSP Original spelling. Invariable. H&M 4:45

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T. b. sibiricus Buturlin, 1916 Siberia to the w Himalayas n Mongolia

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T. b. kolymensis Buturlin, 1916 e Siberia

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T. b. amurensis Riley, 1916 ne China to n Korea

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T. b. yamashinai Momiyama, 1928 Sakhalin I. (Russia)

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T. b. vicinitas Riley, 1915 Hokkaido (Japan)

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Chinese Grouse Tetrastes sewerzowi Przewalski, 1876 EU : c China ENG Change  English name of China endemic Tetrastes sewerzowi to Chinese Grouse, the alternative and prevailing name.

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T. s. sewerzowi Przewalski, 1876 nc China

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T. s. secundus Riley, 1925 sc China

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Falcipennis Elliot, DG, 1864

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Siberian Grouse Falcipennis falcipennis (Hartlaub, 1855) EU : e Siberia, Sakhalin I.

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Spruce Grouse Falcipennis canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758) NA : Alaska, Canada, n USA

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F. c. osgoodi (Bishop, 1900) n Alaska (USA)

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F. c. atratus (Grinnell, 1910) s Alaska (USA)

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F. c. isleibi Dickerman & Gustafson, 1996 se Alaska (USA)

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F. c. canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758) c Alberta to Labrador and Nova Scotia (Canada)

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F. c. canace (Linnaeus, 1766) se Canada and ne USA

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F. c. franklinii (Douglas, 1829) se Alaska to nw Wyoming and Idaho (USA)

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Tetrao Linnaeus, 1758

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Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus Linnaeus, 1758 EU : nw, nc

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T. u. cantabricus Castroviejo, 1967 nw Spain

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T. u. aquitanicus Ingram, W, 1915 Pyrenees (France/Spain)

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T. u. crassirostris Brehm, CL, 1831 Germany and Poland to the Balkan Pen. SSP Replaces T. u. major. H&M 4:47

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T. u. rudolfi Dombrowski, 1912 Carpathian Mts (Ukraine and Romania)

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T. u. volgensis Buturlin, 1907 s and c Belarus, ec Russia

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T. u. urogallus Linnaeus, 1758 Scotland, Scandinavia to the White Sea (Russia)

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T. u. kureikensis Buturlin, 1927 nw Russia

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T. u. uralensis Nazarov, 1886 sw Russia

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T. u. taczanowskii (Stejneger, 1885) c Siberia to nw Mongolia and n Korea

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Black-billed Capercaillie Tetrao urogalloides Middendorf, 1853 EU : ne TAX Tetrao urogalloides Middendorf, 1853 has precedence over Tetrao parvirostris Bonaparte, 1856. H&M 4:47

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T. u. urogalloides Middendorf, 1853 ne Asia

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T. u. kamtschaticus Kittlitz, 1858 Kamchatka Pen.

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Lyrurus Swainson, 1832

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Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : n

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L. t. britannicus Witherby & Lönnberg, 1913 Scotland, Wales, n England

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L. t. tetrix (Linnaeus, 1758) Scandinavia to s France and n Italy, e to Siberia

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L. t. viridanus (Lorenz, T, 1891) sw Russia to sw Siberia and w Himalayas

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L. t. baikalensis (Lorenz, T, 1911) sw Siberia to n Mongolia and nw Manchuria (China)

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L. t. mongolicus (Lönnberg, 1904) sc Russia, w Mongolia, nw China

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L. t. ussuriensis (Kohts, 1911) sc Siberia and n Mongolia to nw Korea

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Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi (Taczanowski, 1875) EU : Caucasus

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Centrocercus Swainson, 1832

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Sage Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus (Bonaparte, 1827) NA : sc Canada to wc USA

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Gunnison Grouse Centrocercus minimus Young, Braun, Oyler-McCance, Hupp & Quinn, 2000 NA : sw Colorado, e Utah

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Dendragapus Elliot, DG, 1864

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Dusky Grouse Dendragapus obscurus (Say, 1822) NA : s Yukon to c Colorado ENG Dendragapus obscurus renamed Dusky Grouse with split to D.fuliginosus (Sooty Grouse) (AOU 2006)

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D. o. richardsonii (Douglas, 1829) s Yukon (Canada) to Idaho, nw Wyoming and w Montana (USA)

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D. o. pallidus Swarth, 1931 se British Columbia (Canada) to ne Oregon and w Wyoming (USA)

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D. o. oreinus Behle & Selander, 1951 e Nevada, s Idaho, w Utah (USA)

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D. o. obscurus (Say, 1822) Wyoming to New Mexico and Arizona (USA)

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Sooty Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus (Ridgway, 1873) NA : se Alaska to s California AS Dendragapus fuliginosus is split from D. obscurus (Blue=Dusky Grouse) (AOU 2006)

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D. f. sitkensis Swarth, 1921 se Alaska (USA)

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D. f. fuliginosus (Ridgway, 1873) Yukon (Canada) to nw California (USA)

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D. f. sierrae Chapman, 1904 Washington to nc California and Nevada (USA)

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D. f. howardi Dickey & van Rossem, 1923 c California

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Tympanuchus Gloger, 1841

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Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus (Linnaeus, 1758) NA : nc, nw

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T. p. caurus (Friedmann, 1943) Alaska (USA), nw Canada

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T. p. kennicotti (Suckley, 1861) c Northwest Territory (Canada)

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T. p. phasianellus (Linnaeus, 1758) c Canada

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T. p. columbianus (Ord, 1815) British Columbia (Canada) to w Colorado (USA)

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T. p. hueyi Dickerman & Hubbard, 1994 New Mexico (USA)

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T. p. jamesi (Lincoln, 1917) nc Alberta (Canada) to nc USA

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T. p. campestris (Ridgway, 1884) c Canada to Wisconsin (USA)

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Lesser Prairie Chicken Tympanuchus pallidicinctus (Ridgway, 1873) NA : c USA

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Greater Prairie Chicken Tympanuchus cupido (Linnaeus, 1758) NA : sc Canada to Texas (sc USA)

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T. c. cupido (Linnaeus, 1758) e USA from Maine to Virginia

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T. c. pinnatus (Brewster, 1885) sc Canada to ne Texas (USA)

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T. c. attwateri Bendire, 1893 se Texas (USA)

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Lagopus Brisson, 1760

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White-tailed Ptarmigan Lagopus leucura (Richardson, 1831) NA : w, nw

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L. l. peninsularis Chapman, 1902 sc Alaska, Yukon

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L. l. leucura (Richardson, 1831) w Canada

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L. l. rainierensis Taylor, 1920 c and s Washington (USA)

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L. l. saxatilis Cowan, 1939 Vancouver I. (Canada)

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L. l. altipetens Osgood, 1901 Rocky Mts. from Montana to New Mexico (USA)

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Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta (Montin, 1781) NA, EU : n

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L. m. muta (Montin, 1781) n Scandinavia to Kola Pen. (nw Russia)

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L. m. millaisi Hartert, 1923 Scotland

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L. m. helvetica (Thienemann, 1829) Alps

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L. m. pyrenaica Hartert, 1921 c and e Pyrenees (France/Spain)

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L. m. pleskei Serebrovski, 1926 n Siberia

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L. m. nadezdae Serebrovski, 1926 s Siberia, n Mongolia

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L. m. gerasimovi Red'kin, 2005 Karaginskiy Is. (Russia)

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L. m. ridgwayi Stejneger, 1884 Commander Is. (Russia)

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L. m. kurilensis Kuroda, 1924 Kuril Is. (Russia)

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L. m. japonica Clark, AH, 1907 Honshu (Japan)

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L. m. evermanni Elliot, DG, 1896 Attu I. (w Aleutian Is., USA)

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L. m. townsendi Elliot, DG, 1896 Kiska I. (w Aleutian Is.. USA)

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L. m. gabrielsoni Murie, 1944 Amchitka, Little Sitkin and Rat Is. (w Aleutian Is., USA)

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L. m. sanfordi Bent, 1912 Tanaga I. (wc Aleutian Is., USA)

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L. m. chamberlaini Clark, AH, 1907 Adak I. (wc Aleutian Is., USA)

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L. m. atkhensis Turner, 1882 Atka I. (wc Aleutian Is., USA)

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L. m. yunaskensis Gabrielson & Lincoln, 1951 Yunaska I. (c Aleutian Is.. USA)

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L. m. nelsoni Stejneger, 1884 Unimak and Unalaska Is. (e Aleutian Is. USA) and s Alaska

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L. m. dixoni Grinnell, 1909 Glacier Bay Is., se Alaska (USA)

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L. m. rupestris (Gmelin, JF, 1789) n North America, s Greenland

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L. m. welchi Brewster, 1885 Newfoundland (Canada)

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L. m. saturata Salomonsen, 1950 nw Greenland

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L. m. macruros Schiøler, 1925 ne Greenland SSP L. m. macruros Schiøler, 1925 replaces L. m. capta Peters, JL, 1934. H&M 4:46.

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L. m. hyperborea Sundevall, 1845 Svalbard (Norway), Franz Josef Land (Russia)

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L. m. islandorum (Faber, 1822) Iceland

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Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758) NA, EU : n

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L. l. scotica (Latham, 1787) Britain, Ireland

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L. l. variegata Salomonsen, 1936 islets off w Norway

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L. l. lagopus (Linnaeus, 1758) Scandinavia, n Russia

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L. l. rossica Serebrovski, 1926 Baltic countries to c Russia

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L. l. koreni Thayer & Bangs, 1914 Siberia to Kamchatka Pen.

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L. l. maior Lorenz, T, 1904 n Kazakhstan, sw Siberia

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L. l. brevirostris Hesse, 1912 w Himalayas to s Siberia and w Mongolia

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L. l. kozlowae Portenko, 1931 n Mongolia, s Siberia

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L. l. sserebrowsky Domaniewski, 1933 ne Mongolia to se Siberia and ne China

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L. l. okadai Momiyama, 1928 Sakhalin I. (Russia)

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L. l. alascensis Swarth, 1926 Alaska (USA)

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L. l. muriei Gabrielson & Lincoln, 1949 Aleutian Is, Kodiak I. (USA)

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L. l. alexandrae Grinnell, 1909 se Alaska islands (USA), nw British Columbia (Canada)

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L. l. leucoptera Taverner, 1932 northern-most Canada and its arctic islands

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L. l. alba (Gmelin, JF, 1789) n Canada

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L. l. ungavus Riley, 1911 ne Canada

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L. l. alleni Stejneger, 1884 Newfoundland (Canada)

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Lerwa Hodgson, 1837

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Snow Partridge Lerwa lerwa (Hodgson, 1833) EU : Himalayas

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L. l. lerwa (Hodgson, 1833) Himalayas, s Xizang (w China)

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L. l. major Meinertzhagen, R, 1927 n Yunnan, w Sichuan (s China)

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L. l. callipygia Stegmann, 1938 n Sichuan, Gansu (c China)

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Tetraophasis Elliot, DG, 1871

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Verreaux's Monal-Partridge Tetraophasis obscurus (Verreaux, J, 1869) EU : w China

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Szechenyi's Monal-Partridge Tetraophasis szechenyii Madarász, 1885 EU : Himalayas

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Tetraogallus Gray, JE, 1832

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Caucasian Snowcock Tetraogallus caucasicus (Pallas, 1811) EU : Caucasus

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Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius (Gmelin, SG, 1784) EU : sw

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T. c. tauricus Dresser, 1876 s and e Turkey, w Armenia

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T. c. caspius (Gmelin, SG, 1784) c Armenia to Turkmenistan

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T. c. semenowtianschanskii Zarudny, 1908 Zagros Mts. (sw Iran)

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Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis Gray, GR, 1843 EU : Himalayas

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T. h. sauricus Potapov, 1993 Tarbagatai Mts. (e Kazakhstan, w China)

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T. h. sewerzowi Zarudny, 1910 Tien Shan Mts. (e Kazakhstan, w China)

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T. h. incognitus Zarudny, 1911 s Tajikistan, n Afghanistan

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T. h. himalayensis Gray, GR, 1843 e Afghanistan to nw India and w Nepal

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T. h. grombczewskii Bianchi, 1898 s Xinjiang (w China), n Tibet

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T. h. koslowi Bianchi, 1898 sw Xinjiang, n Qinghai, sw Gansu (sw China)

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Tibetan Snowcock Tetraogallus tibetanus Gould, 1854 EU : Himalayas

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T. t. tschimenensis Sushkin, 1926 Kun Lun and Altun Shan Mts ( n Tibet, nw China)

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T. t. tibetanus Gould, 1854 e Afghanistan to w Tibetan plateau and n India

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T. t. aquilonifer Meinertzhagen, R & Meinertzhagen, A, 1926 n Nepal to n Bhutan, ne India and sw China

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T. t. yunnanensis Yang & Xu, 1987 n Yunnan (sc China)

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T. t. henrici Oustalet, 1892 e Xizang, w Sichuan (c China)

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T. t. przewalskii Bianchi, 1907 Qinghai, n Sichuan, w Gansu (nc China)

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Altai Snowcock Tetraogallus altaicus (Gebler, 1836) EU : sw Siberia, w Mongolia

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Alectoris Kaup, 1829

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Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca (Meisner, 1804) EU : s, se Europe

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A. g. saxatilis (Bechstein, 1805) Alps from France to w Croatia

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A. g. graeca (Meisner, 1804) Serbia and Albania to Greece and Bulgaria

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A. g. orlandoi Priolo, 1984 Italy

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A. g. whitakeri Schiebel, 1934 Sicily

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Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar (Gray, JE, 1830) EU : s

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A. c. kleini Hartert, 1925 n Greece though Bulgaria and n Turkey to the Caucasus

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A. c. cypriotes Hartert, 1917 Crete, Rhodes, Cyprus, sw and sc Turkey

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A. c. kurdestanica Meinertzhagen, R, 1923 se Turkey, n Syria, n Iraq to n Iran

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A. c. sinaica (Bonaparte, 1858) Syria to Sinai Pen. (Egypt)

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A. c. werae (Zarudny & Loudon, 1904) e Iraq, sw Iran

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A. c. koroviakovi (Zarudny, 1914) ne and e Iran to w Pakistan

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A. c. subpallida (Zarudny, 1914) c Turkmenistan to c Uzbekistan and n Afghanistan

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A. c. falki Hartert, 1917 w Uzbekistan to nc Afghanistan and w China

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A. c. dzungarica Sushkin, 1927 Tien Shan Mts. (e Kazakhstan, w China) to nw Mongolia

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A. c. pallida (Hume, 1873) w Xinjiang (w China)

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A. c. pallescens (Hume, 1873) ne Afghanistan to w Tibet

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A. c. chukar (Gray, JE, 1830) e Afghanistan to Nepal

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A. c. potanini Sushkin, 1927 w Mongolia, nw China

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A. c. pubescens (Swinhoe, 1871) ne Xinjiang ( w China) to sw Mongolia and n Ningxia (c China)

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Przevalski's Partridge Alectoris magna (Przewalski, 1876) EU : nc China

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A. m. magna (Przewalski, 1876) n and ne Qinghai (wc China)

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A. m. lanzhouensis Liu, Huang & Wen, 2004 Lanzhou Basin, c Gansu nc China)

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Philby's Partridge Alectoris philbyi Lowe, 1934 EU : sw Arabian Peninsula

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Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara (Bonnaterre, 1790) AF : n

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A. b. koenigi (Reichenow, 1899) Canary Is., nw Morocco

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A. b. spatzi (Reichenow, 1895) s Morocco to c and s Algeria and s Tunesia

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A. b. barbara (Bonnaterre, 1790) ne Morocco to n Tunesia

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A. b. barbata (Reichenow, 1896) ne Libya, nw Egypt

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Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : sw Europe

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A. r. rufa (Linnaeus, 1758) Britain, France, n Italy, Corsica

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A. r. hispanica (Seoane, 1894) n and w Iberian Pen.

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A. r. intercedens (Brehm, AE, 1857) e and s Iberian Pen.

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Arabian Partridge Alectoris melanocephala (Rüppell, 1835) EU : s Arabian Peninsula

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A. m. melanocephala (Rüppell, 1835) sw Arabia to sw Yemen

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A. m. guichardi Meinertzhagen, R, 1951 e Hadhramaut (e Yemen)

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Ammoperdix Gould, 1851

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See-see Partridge Ammoperdix griseogularis (von Brandt, JF, 1843) EU : se Turkey to Pakistan

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Sand Partridge Ammoperdix heyi (Temminck, 1825) EU, AF : Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, n Sudan

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A. h. heyi (Temminck, 1825) Sinai Pen. (Egypt), Israel and Jordan through w Saudi Arabia

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A. h. nicolli Hartert, 1919 ne to ec Egypt

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A. h. cholmleyi Ogilvie-Grant, 1897 c Egypt to n Sudan

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A. h. intermedius Hartert, 1917 sw Arabian Pen., s Oman

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Francolinus Stephens, 1819

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Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus (Linnaeus, 1766) EU, OR : Asia Minor to Bangladesh

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F. f. francolinus (Linnaeus, 1766) Cyprus and Asia Minor south to Israel and east to Iran and Turkmenistan

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F. f. arabistanicus Zarudny & Harms, 1913 c and s Iraq, sw Iran

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F. f. bogdanovi Zarudny, 1906 s Iran, s Afghanistan, sw Pakistan

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F. f. henrici Bonaparte, 1856 s Pakistan, w India

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F. f. asiae Bonaparte, 1856 w and c India, Nepal, Bhutan

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F. f. melanonotus Hume, 1888 e India, Bangladesh

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Painted Francolin Francolinus pictus (Jardine & Selby, 1828) OR : India, Sri Lanka

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F. p. pallidus (Gray, JE, 1831) nc India

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F. p. pictus (Jardine & Selby, 1828) c and s India

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F. p. watsoni Legge, 1880 Sri Lanka

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Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus (Scopoli, 1786) OR : Southeast Asia

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F. p. phayrei (Blyth, 1843) ne India to s China and Indochina

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F. p. pintadeanus (Scopoli, 1786) se China

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Grey Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus (Gmelin, JF, 1789) EU, OR : se Iran through India, Sri Lanka

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F. p. mecranensis Zarudny & Harms, 1913 s Iran and s Pakistan

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F. p. interpositus Hartert, 1917 e Pakistan, n India, Nepal

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F. p. pondicerianus (Gmelin, JF, 1789) s India, Sri Lanka

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Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis (Temminck, 1815) OR : n India and Nepal to Bangladesh

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Peliperdix Bonaparte, 1856

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Latham's Francolin Peliperdix lathami (Hartlaub, 1854) AF : w, c

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P. l. lathami (Hartlaub, 1854) Sierra Leone to nw DR Congo and Angola

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P. l. schubotzi (Reichenow, 1912) w DR Congo to sw Sudan, w Uganda and nw Tanzania

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Coqui Francolin Peliperdix coqui (Smith, A, 1836) AF : widespread

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P. c. spinetorum (Bates, 1928) Mauritania and Mali to n Nigeria

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P. c. maharao (Sclater, WL, 1927) s Ethiopia, c and e Kenya

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P. c. hubbardi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) w and s Kenya, n Tanzania

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P. c. coqui (Smith, A, 1836) Gabon, DR Congo to s Kenya and Uganda, south to South Africa

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White-throated Francolin Peliperdix albogularis (Hartlaub, 1854) AF : w, sc

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P. a. albogularis (Hartlaub, 1854) Senegal and Gambia to Ivory Coast

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P. a. buckleyi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1892) e Ivory Coast to n Cameroon

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P. a. dewittei (Chapin, 1937) se Zaire, nw Zambia, e Angola

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Schlegel's Francolin Peliperdix schlegelii (Heuglin, 1863) AF : Cameroon to Sudan

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Scleroptila Blyth, 1852

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Ring-necked Francolin Scleroptila streptophora (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) AF : Cameroon, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania

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Grey-winged Francolin Scleroptila afra (Latham, 1790) AF : Lesotho and South Africa TAX Correct species name for Grey-winged Francolin is afra, not africana (Wolters 1975, Zoonomen, Penhallurik - World Bird Info)

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Red-winged Francolin Scleroptila levaillantii (Valenciennes, 1825) AF : ec, sc, s

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S. l. kikuyuensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1897) e DR Congo to wc Kenya south to Angola and Zambia

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S. l. crawshayi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1896) n Malawi

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S. l. levaillantii (Valenciennes, 1825) Zimbabwe, e South Africa

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Finsch's Francolin Scleroptila finschi (Barboza du Bocage, 1881) AF : Gabon to sw DRCongo and w Angola

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Shelley's Francolin Scleroptila shelleyi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1890) AF : e, se

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S. s. uluensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1892) c and s Kenya, n Tanzania

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S. s. macarthuri (van Someren, 1938) Chyulu Hills (se Kenya)

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S. s. shelleyi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1890) s Uganda and c Tanzania to ne South Africa

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S. s. whytei (Neumann, 1908) se DR Congo, Zambia, n Malawi

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S. s. canidorsalis (Lawson, 1963) se Zimbabwe, n South Africa, w Mozambique

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Moorland Francolin Scleroptila psilolaema (Gray, GR, 1867) AF : e

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S. p. psilolaema (Gray, GR, 1867) c and s Ethiopia

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S. p. elgonensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) e Uganda to c Kenya PS BLI splits Elgon Francolin from Moorland Francolin (BLI Globally Threatened Bird Forums 8 March 2013)

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Orange River Francolin Scleroptila gutturalis (Rüppell, 1835) AF : ne, s TAX gutturalis (Rüppell, 1835) has priority over levalliantoides (Smith, A, 1836) when the two are considered conspecific as treated here.

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S. g. gutturalis (Rüppell, 1835) Eritrea, n Ethiopia

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S. g. archeri (Sclater, WL, 1927) s Ethiopia, se Sudan, n Uganda, nw Kenya

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S. g. lorti (Sharpe, 1897) n Somalia PS "Archer's Francolin" has distinct genetics and morphology (Mandiwana-Neudani et al MS, Crowe, Bowie comm); levalliantoides has priority over lorti if split 

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S. g. jugularis (Büttikofer, 1889) sw Angola

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S. g. pallidior (Neumann, 1908) n Namibia

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S. g. levalliantoides (Smith, A, 1836) e Namibia and s Botswana to c South Africa TAX Change frequently used levaillantoides to original spelling levalliantoides. Zoonomen, H&M 4.

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Dendroperdix Roberts, 1922

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Crested Francolin Dendroperdix sephaena (Smith, A, 1836) AF : e, se

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D. s. grantii (Hartlaub, 1866) s Sudan and w Ethiopia to nc Tanzania

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D. s. rovuma (Gray, GR, 1867) e Kenya to n Mozambique

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D. s. spilogaster (Salvadori, 1888) e Ethiopia, Somalia, ne Kenya

.

D. s. zambesiae (Mackworth-Praed, 1920) wc Mozambique to Namibia and s Angola

.

D. s. sephaena (Smith, A, 1836) e Zimbabwe to se Botswana, s Mozambique and ne South Africa

.

Pternistis Wagler, 1832

.

Scaly Francolin Pternistis squamatus (Cassin, 1857) AF : c

.

P. s. squamatus (Cassin, 1857) se Nigeria to DR Congo

.

P. s. schuetti (Cabanis, 1880) e DR Congo to Uganda, c Kenya, and Ethiopia

.

P. s. maranensis (Mearns, 1910) s Kenya, n Tanzania

.

P. s. usambarae (Conover, 1928) ne Tanzania

.

P. s. uzungwensis (Bangs & Loveridge, 1931) se Tanzania

.

P. s. doni (Benson, 1939) Vipya Plateau (Malawi)

.

Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis (Temminck, 1854) AF : w

.

P. a. hopkinsoni (Bannerman, 1934) w Senegal, Gambia and Guinea-Bisseau

.

P. a. ahantensis (Temminck, 1854) s Guinea to sw Nigeria

.

Grey-striped Francolin Pternistis griseostriatus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1890) AF : Angola

.

Hildebrandt's Francolin Pternistis hildebrandti (Cabanis, 1878) AF : e, se

.

P. h. altumi (Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884) w Kenya

.

P. h. hildebrandti (Cabanis, 1878) e and c Kenya, n and w Tanzania, se DR Congo and ne Zambia

.

P. h. johnstoni (Shelley, 1894) se Tanzania, n Mozambique, Malawi

.

Double-spurred Francolin Pternistis bicalcaratus (Linnaeus, 1766) AF : w,c

.

P. b. ayesha (Hartert, 1917) w Morocco

.

P. b. bicalcaratus (Linnaeus, 1766) Senegal to sw Chad

.

P. b. thornei (Ogilvie-Grant, 1902) Sierra Leone to Ivory Coast

.

P. b. ogilviegranti (Bannerman, 1922) s Nigeria, s Cameroon

.

Heuglin's Francolin Pternistis icterorhynchus (Heuglin, 1863) AF : s Chad and sw Sudan to n DRCongo and w Uganda

.

Clapperton's Francolin Pternistis clappertoni (Children & Vigors, 1826) AF : c, ne

.

P. c. clappertoni (Children & Vigors, 1826) Mali to w Sudan

.

P. c. koenigseggi (Madarász, 1914) e Sudan

.

P. c. heuglini (Neumann, 1907) sw and sc Sudan

.

P. c. sharpii (Ogilvie-Grant, 1892) n and c Ethiopia, Eritrea

.

P. c. nigrosquamatus (Neumann, 1902) e Sudan, w Ethiopia

.

P. c. gedgii (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) se Sudan to ne Uganda

.

Harwood's Francolin Pternistis harwoodi (Blundell & Lovat, 1899) AF : Ethiopia

.

Swierstra's Francolin Pternistis swierstrai (Roberts, 1929) AF : Angola

.

Mount Cameroon Francolin Pternistis camerunensis (Alexander, 1909) AF : Cameroon

.

Handsome Francolin Pternistis nobilis (Reichenow, 1908) AF : e DRCongo, Uganda and Rwanda

.

Jackson's Francolin Pternistis jacksoni (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) AF : Kenya

.

Chestnut-naped Francolin Pternistis castaneicollis (Salvadori, 1888) AF : e

.

P. c. ogoensis (Mackworth-Praed, 1920) n Somalia

.

P. c. castaneicollis (Salvadori, 1888) wc to e Ethiopia

.

P. c. kaffanus (Grant, CHB & Mackworth-Praed, 1934) sw Ethiopia

.

P. c. atrifrons (Conover, 1930) s Ethiopia

.

Djibouti Francolin Pternistis ochropectus (Dorst & Jouanin, 1952) AF : Djibouti

.

Erckel's Francolin Pternistis erckelii (Rüppell, 1835) AF : ne Sudan, Eritrea to c Ethiopia

.

Hartlaub's Spurfowl Pternistis hartlaubi (Barboza du Bocage, 1869) AF : sw

.

P. h. hartlaubi (Barboza du Bocage, 1869) sw Angola

.

P. h. bradfieldi (Roberts, 1928) c and n Namibia

.

P. h. crypticus (Stresemann, 1939) nw Namibia

.

Red-billed Spurfowl Pternistis adspersus (Waterhouse, 1838) AF : sc

.

P. a. adspersus (Waterhouse, 1838) sw Angola and nw Namibia to n Botswana

.

P. a. mesicus Clancey, 1996 nc Namibia to nw Zimbabwe and sw Zambia

.

Cape Spurfowl Pternistis capensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789) AF : South Africa

.

Natal Spurfowl Pternistis natalensis (Smith, A, 1833) AF : se

.

P. n. neavei (Mackworth-Praed, 1920) s Zambia, w Mozambique

.

P. n. natalensis (Smith, A, 1833) Zimbabwe to ne South Africa

.

Yellow-necked Spurfowl Pternistis leucoscepus (Gray, GR, 1867) AF : Eritrea and e South Sudan to Somalia, Kenya and ne Tanzania

.

Grey-breasted Spurfowl Pternistis rufopictus Reichenow, 1887 AF : nw Tanzania

.

Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer (Statius Müller, 1776) AF : c, se

.

P. a. harterti Reichenow, 1909 e DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, nw Tanzania

.

P. a. cranchii (Leach, 1818) s DR Congo, c Angola and w Zambia to c Tanzania, w Kenya and Uganda

.

P. a. leucoparaeus (Fischer, GA & Reichenow, 1884) se Kenya, n Tanzania

.

P. a. melanogaster Neumann, 1898 e Tanzania to n Mozambique and ne Zambia

.

P. a. afer (Statius Müller, 1776) w Angola, nw Namibia

.

P. a. swynnertoni Sclater, WL, 1921 e Zimbabwe, s Mozambique

.

P. a. castaneiventer Gunning & Roberts, 1911 s and e South Africa

.

Swainson's Spurfowl Pternistis swainsonii (Smith, A, 1836) AF : sc, se

.

P. s. lundazi White, CMN, 1947 n and w Zimbabwe to s Mozambique

.

P. s. swainsonii (Smith, A, 1836) se Angola and n Namibia, n Zambia to n South Africa

.

Perdix Brisson, 1760

.

Grey Partridge Perdix perdix (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : w, wc

.

P. p. perdix (Linnaeus, 1758) s Scandinavia and Britain to Bulgaria and Greece

.

P. p. armoricana Hartert, 1917 w and s France

.

P. p. sphagnetorum (Altum, 1894) ne Netherlands, nw Germany

.

P. p. hispaniensis Reichenow, 1892 ne Portugal and n Spain

.

P. p. italica Hartert, 1917 Italy

.

P. p. lucida (Altum, 1894) Finland to the Ural Mts. and n Caucasus

.

P. p. canescens Buturlin, 1906 Turkey to the Caucasus and nw Iran

.

P. p. robusta Homeyer & Tancre, 1883 Ural Mts. to sw Siberia and nw China

.

Daurian Partridge Perdix dauurica (Pallas, 1811) EU : c Asia

.

P. d. dauurica (Pallas, 1811) e Kazakhstan to Mongolia and n China

.

P. d. suschkini Poliakov, 1915 ne China, Russian Far East

.

Tibetan Partridge Perdix hodgsoniae (Hodgson, 1856) EU : c Asia

.

P. h. caraganae Meinertzhagen, R & Meinertzhagen, A, 1926 w Tibet

.

P. h. hodgsoniae (Hodgson, 1856) se Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, n India

.

P. h. sifanica Przewalski, 1876 e Tibet to wc China

.

Rhizothera Gray, GR, 1841

.

Long-billed Partridge Rhizothera longirostris (Temminck, 1815) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

Hose's Partridge Rhizothera dulitensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1895 OR : n Borneo

.

Margaroperdix Reichenbach, 1853

.

Madagascan Partridge Margaroperdix madagarensis (Scopoli, 1786) AF : Madagascar

.

Melanoperdix Jerdon, 1864

.

Black Partridge Melanoperdix niger (Vigors, 1829) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

M. n. niger (Vigors, 1829) Malay Peninsula, Sumatra

.

M. n. borneensis Rothschild, 1917 Borneo

.

Coturnix Garsault, 1764

.

Common Quail Coturnix coturnix (Linnaeus, 1758) AF, EU : Europe and c Asia

.

C. c. coturnix (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe and nw Africa to Mongolia and n India

.

C. c. conturbans Hartert, 1917 Azores

.

C. c. inopinata Hartert, 1917 Cape Verde Is.

.

C. c. africana Temminck & Schlegel, 1849 sub-Saharan Africa, Mauritius, Comoros Is., Madagascar

.

C. c. erlangeri Zedlitz, 1912 e and ne Africa

.

Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1849 EU : Mongolia and e Siberia, Japan and Korea

.

Rain Quail Coturnix coromandelica (Gmelin, JF, 1789) OR : Pakistan to Sri Lanka and Burma

.

Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei Delegorgue, 1847 AF : widespread

.

C. d. delegorguei Delegorgue, 1847 Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar

.

C. d. histrionica Hartlaub, 1849 São Tomé

.

C. d. arabica Bannerman, 1929 s Arabia

.

Stubble Quail Coturnix pectoralis Gould, 1837 AU : se, sw Australia

.

New Zealand Quail Coturnix novaezelandiae Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 AU : New Zealand

.

Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora Bosc, 1792 AU : widespread

.

C. y. raaltenii (Müller, S, 1842) Flores, Timor and adjacent islands (Lesser Sundas)

.

C. y. pallidior (Hartert, 1897) Sumba and Sawu (Lesser Sundas)

.

C. y. saturatior (Hartert, 1930) n New Guinea lowlands

.

C. y. dogwa (Mayr & Rand, 1935) s New Guinea lowlands

.

C. y. plumbea (Salvadori, 1894) ne New Guinea lowlands

.

C. y. monticola (Mayr & Rand, 1935) alpine New Guinea

.

C. y. mafulu (Mayr & Rand, 1935) montane New Guinea

.

C. y. australis (Latham, 1801) Australia

.

C. y. ypsilophora Bosc, 1792 Tasmania

.

Excalfactoria Bonaparte, 1856 TAX King Quail and Blue Quail are moved from Coturnix to Excalfactoria (Crowe et al 2006, Christidis &  Boles 2008)

.

King Quail Excalfactoria chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766) OR, AU : widespread

.

E. c. chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766) India to Sri Lanka, Malay Pen., Indochina, se China and Taiwan

.

E. c. trinkutensis Richmond, 1902 Nicobar Is.

.

E. c. palmeri Riley, 1919 Sumatra, Java

.

E. c. lineata (Scopoli, 1786) Philippines, Borneo, Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi, Moluccas

.

E. c. novaeguineae Rand, 1941 montane New Guinea

.

E. c. papuensis Mayr & Rand, 1936 se New Guinea

.

E. c. lepida Hartlaub, 1879 Bismarck Arch.

.

E. c. australis Gould, 1865 e Australia

.

E. c. colletti Mathews, 1912 n Australia

.

Blue Quail Excalfactoria adansonii (Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1851) AF : widespread south of the Sahara

.

Anurophasis van Oort, 1910

.

Snow Mountains Quail Anurophasis monorthonyx van Oort, 1910 AU : New Guinea

.

Perdicula Hodgson, 1837

.

Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica (Latham, 1790) OR : India, Sri Lanka

.

P. a. punjaubi Whistler, 1939 nw India

.

P. a. asiatica (Latham, 1790) n and c India

.

P. a. vidali Whistler & Kinnear, 1936 sw India

.

P. a. vellorei Abdulali & Reuben, 1965 s India

.

P. a. ceylonensis Whistler, 1936 Sri Lanka

.

Rock Bush Quail Perdicula argoondah (Sykes, 1832) OR : India

.

P. a. meinertzhageni Whistler, 1937 w and nw India

.

P. a. argoondah (Sykes, 1832) c and se India

.

P. a. salimalii Whistler, 1943 s India

.

Painted Bush Quail Perdicula erythrorhyncha (Sykes, 1832) OR : India

.

P. e. blewitti (Hume, 1874) c and se India

.

P. e. erythrorhyncha (Sykes, 1832) sw India

.

Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis Hume, 1881 OR : ne India, Bangladesh

.

P. m. inglisi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1909) n Bengal to n Assam (ne India)

.

P. m. manipurensis Hume, 1881 Bangladesh to s Assam (ne India)

.

Ophrysia Bonaparte, 1856

.

Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa (Gray, JE, 1846) OR : n India

.

Xenoperdix Dinesen, Lehmberg, Svendsen, Hansen & Fjeldså, 1994

.

Udzungwa Forest Partridge Xenoperdix udzungwensis Dinesen, Lehmberg, Svendsen, Hansen & Fjeldså, 1994 AF : Udzungwa Mountains of s Tanzania

.

Rubeho Forest Partridge Xenoperdix obscuratus Fjeldså & Kiure, 2003 AF : Rubeho highlands of s Tanzania

.

Arborophila Hodgson, 1837

.

Hill Partridge Arborophila torqueola (Valenciennes, 1825) OR : w Himalayas to nw Vietnam

.

A. t. millardi (Baker, ECS, 1921) w Himalayas to w Nepal

.

A. t. torqueola (Valenciennes, 1825) c and e Himalayas to n Burma and s China

.

A. t. interstincta Ripley, 1951 s and se Assam (ne India)

.

A. t. batemani (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) w and nw Burma, s China

.

A. t. griseata Delacour & Jabouille, 1930 nw Vietnam

.

Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis (Blyth, 1849) OR : n India to c Vietnam

.

A. r. rufogularis (Blyth, 1849) ne India, Nepal, Bhutan, se Tibet

.

A. r. intermedia (Blyth, 1855) ne India to n and nw Burma

.

A. r. tickelli (Hume, 1880) e Burma to Thailand and sw Laos

.

A. r. euroa (Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914) se Yunnan (s China) to n Laos

.

A. r. guttata Delacour & Jabouille, 1928 c Vietnam, c Laos

.

A. r. annamensis (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) sc Vietnam

.

White-cheeked Partridge Arborophila atrogularis (Blyth, 1849) OR : ne India, Burma

.

Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis (Swinhoe, 1864) OR : Taiwan

.

Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii Hume, 1874 OR : ne India to se Tibet

.

Bar-backed Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus (Blyth, 1855) OR : Southeast Asia

.

A. b. brunneopectus (Blyth, 1855) sw China to e Burma, n Laos and w Thailand

.

A. b. henrici (Oustalet, 1896) n and c Vietnam

.

A. b. albigula (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) sc Vietnam

.

Sichuan Partridge Arborophila rufipectus Boulton, 1932 OR : sc China

.

White-necklaced Partridge Arborophila gingica (Gmelin, JF, 1789) OR : s China

.

A. g. gingica (Gmelin, JF, 1789) se China

.

A. g. guangxiensis Zhou, F & Jiang, AW, 2008 Guangxi (sc China)

.

Orange-necked Partridge Arborophila davidi Delacour, 1927 OR : s Vietnam

.

Chestnut-headed Partridge Arborophila cambodiana Delacour & Jabouille, 1928 OR : Cambodia

.

A. c. cambodiana Delacour & Jabouille, 1928 se Cambodia

.

A. c. chandamonyi Eames, JC, Steinheimer & Bansok, 2002 sw Cambodia

.

Siamese Partridge Arborophila diversa Riley, 1930 OR : se Thailand

.

Malaysian Partridge Arborophila campbelli (Robinson, 1904) OR : Malaysia

.

Roll's Partridge Arborophila rolli (Rothschild, 1909) OR : Sumatra

.

Sumatran Partridge Arborophila sumatrana Ogilvie-Grant, 1891 OR : Sumatra

.

Grey-breasted Partridge Arborophila orientalis (Horsfield, 1821) OR : Java

.

Chestnut-bellied Partridge Arborophila javanica (Gmelin, JF, 1789) OR : Java

.

A. j. javanica (Gmelin, JF, 1789) w and wc Java

.

A. j. lawuana Bartels, 1938 ec Java

.

Red-billed Partridge Arborophila rubrirostris (Salvadori, 1879) OR : Sumatra

.

Red-breasted Partridge Arborophila hyperythra (Sharpe, 1879) OR : Borneo TAX Arborophila hyperythra treated as monotypic following Dickinson 2003

.

Hainan Partridge Arborophila ardens (Styan, 1892) OR : Hainan

.

Chestnut-necklaced Partridge Arborophila charltonii (Eyton, 1845) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo ENG Change  English name of Arborophila charltonii from Scaly-breasted Partridge to Chestnut-necklaced Partridge to conform to current usage for charltoni sensu stricto

.

A. c. charltonii (Eyton, 1845) s Thailand and s Burma to Malay Pen.

.

A. c. atjenensis Meyer de Schauensee & Ripley, 1940 n Sumatra

.

A. c. graydoni (Sharpe & Chubb, C, 1906) n Borneo

.

Green-legged Partridge Arborophila chloropus (Blyth, 1859) OR : Southeast Asia TAX Green-legged Partridge includes subspecies tonkinensis of n Vietnam previously assigned to Scaly-breasted (=Chestnut-necklaced) Partridge (Clements 2006, Rheindt unpubl).

.

A. c. chloropus (Blyth, 1859) sw China to Burma and w Thailand

.

A. c. tonkinensis (Delacour, 1927) n and nc Vietnam

.

A. c. cognacqi (Delacour & Jabouille, 1924) sc Vietnam

.

A. c. merlini (Delacour & Jabouille, 1924) wc Vietnam

.

A. c. vivida (Delacour, 1926) ec Vietnam

.

A. c. peninsularis Meyer de Schauensee, 1941 sw Thailand

.

A. c. olivacea (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) Laos, Cambodia

.

Caloperdix Blyth, 1861

.

Ferruginous Partridge Caloperdix oculeus (Temminck, 1815) OR : Burma, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

C. o. oculeus (Temminck, 1815) se Burma and sw Thailand to Malay Pen

.

C. o. ocellatus (Raffles, 1822) Sumatra

.

C. o. borneensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1892 Borneo

.

Haematortyx Sharpe, 1879

.

Crimson-headed Partridge Haematortyx sanguiniceps Sharpe, 1879 OR : Borneo

.

Rollulus Bonnaterre, 1791

.

Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul (Scopoli, 1786) OR : Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

Bambusicola Gould, 1863

.

Mountain Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola fytchii Anderson, 1871 OR : ne India to Burma and sc China

.

B. f. fytchii Anderson, 1871 Yunnan and w Sichuan (sc China) to Burma and n Vietnam

.

B. f. hopkinsoni Godwin-Austen, 1874 ne India, Bangladesh, w Burma

.

Chinese Bamboo Partridge Bambusicola thoracicus (Temminck, 1815) OR : s China, Taiwan

.

B. t. thoracicus (Temminck, 1815) s and c China

.

B. t. sonorivox Gould, 1863 Taiwan

.

Galloperdix Blyth, 1845

.

Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea (Gmelin, JF, 1789) OR : India, Nepal

.

G. s. spadicea (Gmelin, JF, 1789) w Nepal, n and c India

.

G. s. caurina Blanford, 1898 s Rajasthan (w India)

.

G. s. stewarti Baker, ECS, 1919 c and s Kerala (s India)

.

Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata (Valenciennes, 1825) OR : India

.

Sri Lanka Spurfowl Galloperdix bicalcarata (Forster, JR, 1781) OR : Sri Lanka

.

Ithaginis Wagler, 1832

.

Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus (Hardwicke, 1821) OR : Himalayas

.

I. c. cruentus (Hardwicke, 1821) n Nepal, nw Bhutan, s Tibet

.

I. c. affinis Beebe, 1912 Sikkim (ne India)

.

I. c. tibetanus Baker, ECS, 1914 e Bhutan, se Tibet

.

I. c. kuseri Beebe, 1912 n and e Assam (ne India), se Tibet

.

I. c. marionae Mayr, 1941 w Yunnan (sw China), ne Burma

.

I. c. rocki Riley, 1925 w Yunnan (sw China)

.

I. c. clarkei Rothschild, 1920 Lichiang Moutains in nw Yunnan (sw China)

.

I. c. geoffroyi Verreaux, J, 1867 e Tibet and sw Sichuan (w China), se Tibet

.

I. c. berezowskii Bianchi, 1904 w and n Sichuan to s Gansu (c China)

.

I. c. beicki Mayr & Birckhead, 1937 ne Qinghai (nc China)

.

I. c. michaelis Bianchi, 1904 n Qinghai, Gansu (nc China)

.

I. c. sinensis David, 1873 Shensi (c China)

.

Tragopan Cuvier, 1829

.

Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus (Gray, JE, 1829) OR : Himalayas

.

Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra (Linnaeus, 1758) OR : Himalayas

.

Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii (Jerdon, 1870) OR : Himalayas

.

T. b. molesworthi Baker, ECS, 1914 e Bhutan and s Tibet to ne Assam (ne India)

.

T. b. blythii (Jerdon, 1870) ne India to sw China and Burma

.

Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii (Gray, JE, 1831) OR : e Himalayas to sc China

.

Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti (Gould, 1857) OR : s China

.

T. c. caboti (Gould, 1857) se China

.

T. c. guangxiensis Cheng & Wu, 1979 Guangxi (sc China)

.

Pucrasia Gray, GR, 1841

.

Koklass Pheasant Pucrasia macrolopha (Lesson, 1829) OR : Himalayas to sc China

.

P. m. castanea Gould, 1855 e Afghanistan, nw Pakistan

.

P. m. biddulphi Marshall, GFL, 1879 Kashmir (n India)

.

P. m. macrolopha (Lesson, 1829) w Himalayas

.

P. m. nipalensis Gould, 1855 w Nepal

.

P. m. meyeri Madarász, 1886 w Sichuan to nw Yunnan (sc China)

.

P. m. ruficollis David & Oustalet, 1877 wc Sichuanto sw Gansu and s Shaanxi (c China)

.

P. m. xanthospila Gray, GR, 1864 n Shaanxi and Shanxi to w Hebei (ne China)

.

P. m. joretiana Heude, 1883 sw Anhui (ec China)

.

P. m. darwini Swinhoe, 1872 Hubei and se Sichuan to Fujian (c China)

.

Lophophorus Temminck, 1813

.

Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus (Latham, 1790) OR : Himalayas

.

Sclater's Monal Lophophorus sclateri Jerdon, 1870 OR : e Himalayas

.

L. s. arunachalensis Kumar & Singh, 2004 Arunachal Pradesh (ne India)

.

L. s. sclateri Jerdon, 1870 ne India, s Tibet, n Burma

.

L. s. orientalis Davison, GWH, 1974 ne Burma, w Yunnan (s China)

.

Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, A, 1866 OR : c China

.

Gallus Brisson, 1760

.

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758) OR : India, Southeast Asia

.

G. g. murghi Robinson & Kloss, 1920 n India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh

.

G. g. spadiceus (Bonnaterre, 1792) ne India to s China, Malay Pen. and n Sumatra

.

G. g. jabouillei Delacour & Kinnear, 1928 s China to n Vietnam and n Laos

.

G. g. gallus (Linnaeus, 1758) s Burma through Indochina

.

G. g. bankiva Temminck, 1813 Java

.

Grey Junglefowl Gallus sonneratii Temminck, 1813 OR : India

.

Sri Lanka Junglefowl Gallus lafayettii Lesson, 1831 OR : Sri Lanka TAX Original spelling lafayetii emended to lafayettii. H&M 4:41

.

Green Junglefowl Gallus varius (Shaw, 1798) OR : Java, Lesser Sundas

.

Lophura Fleming, J, 1822

.

Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos (Latham, 1790) OR : n Pakistan to w Thailand

.

L. l. hamiltonii (Gray, JE, 1829) n Pakistan to w Nepal

.

L. l. leucomelanos (Latham, 1790) c Nepal

.

L. l. melanota (Hutton, T, 1848) e Nepal to w Bhutan

.

L. l. moffitti (Hachisuka, 1938) c Bhutan

.

L. l. lathami (Gray, JE, 1829) e Bhutan and s Tibet to n Burma

.

L. l. williamsi (Oates, 1898) w Burma

.

L. l. oatesi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1893) wc Burma

.

L. l. lineata (Vigors, 1831) ec Burma, w Thailand

.

L. l. crawfurdii (Gray, JE, 1829) se Burma, sw Thailand

.

Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera (Linnaeus, 1758) OR : Southeast Asia

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L. n. omeiensis Cheng, Chang & Tang, 1964 c and s Sichuan (sc China)

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L. n. rongjiangensis Tan & Wu, 1981 se Guizhou (sc China)

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L. n. nycthemera (Linnaeus, 1758) Guangxi and Guangzdong (s China), ne Vietnam

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L. n. fokiensis Delacour, 1948 nw Fokien (se China)

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L. n. whiteheadi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1899) Hainan I. (s China)

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L. n. occidentalis Delacour, 1948 nw Hunnan (sw China), ne Burma

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L. n. rufipes (Oates, 1898) sw Hunnan (sw China), nc Burma

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L. n. jonesi (Oates, 1903) e Burma to s China and n Thailand

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L. n. ripponi (Sharpe, 1902) ec Burma

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L. n. beaulieui Delacour, 1948 sw Yunnan (sc China), n Laos, nw Vietnam

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L. n. berliozi (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) nc Vietnam

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L. n. beli (Oustalet, 1898) wc Vietnam

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L. n. annamensis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) sc Vietnam

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L. n. lewisi (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) sw Cambodia, se Thailand

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L. n. engelbachi Delacour, 1948 s Laos

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Edwards's Pheasant Lophura edwardsi (Oustalet, 1896) OR : c Vietnam TAX Edwards's Pheasant includes Vietnamese Pheasant (L.hatinhensis), Its taxonomic status is uncertain, but species description inadequate and hypotheses re variation in Edwards's Pheasant unresolved (McGowan 1994 -HBW 2/IBC, Madge & McGowan 2002, Hennache et al 2002, Penhallurick &Rheindt comments March 2012)

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Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii (Gould, 1863) OR : Taiwan

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Hoogerwerf's Pheasant Lophura hoogerwerfi (Chasen, 1939) OR : Sumatra

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Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata (Salvadori, 1879) OR : Sumatra

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Crestless Fireback Lophura erythrophthalma (Raffles, 1822) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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L. e. erythrophthalma (Raffles, 1822) Malay Pen., Sumatra

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L. e. pyronota (Gray, GR, 1841) n Borneo

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Crested Fireback Lophura ignita (Shaw, 1798) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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L. i. rufa (Raffles, 1822) Malay Pen., n and c Sumatra

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L. i. macartneyi (Temminck, 1813) se Sumatra

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L. i. nobilis (Sclater, PL, 1863) n Borneo

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L. i. ignita (Shaw, 1798) s Borneo

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Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi (Bonaparte, 1856) OR : Southeast Asia

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Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri (Sharpe, 1874) OR : Borneo

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Crossoptilon Hodgson, 1838

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White Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon crossoptilon (Hodgson, 1838) OR : wc, sc China, Tibet

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C. c. dolani Meyer de Schauensee, 1937 se Qinghai (wc China)

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C. c. crossoptilon (Hodgson, 1838) se Tibet, sw China

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C. c. lichiangense Delacour, 1945 n Yunnan to sw Sichuan (sc China)

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C. c. drouynii Verreaux, J, 1868 e Tibet

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Tibetan Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon harmani Elwes, 1881 OR : Tibet, ne India

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Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum Swinhoe, 1863 EU : ne China

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Blue Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon auritum (Pallas, 1811) EU : c China

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Catreus Cabanis, 1851

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Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii (Hardwicke, 1827) OR : Himalayas

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Syrmaticus Wagler, 1832

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Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti (Swinhoe, 1872) OR : se China

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Mrs. Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae (Hume, 1881) OR : ne India to n Thailand

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S. h. humiae (Hume, 1881) ne India, n Burma

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S. h. burmanicus (Oates, 1898) ne Burma to n Thailand

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Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) OR : Taiwan

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Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii (Temminck, 1830) EU : Japan

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S. s. scintillans (Gould, 1866) n and c Honshu

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S. s. subrufus (Kuroda, 1919) c and sw Honshu, sw Shikoku

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S. s. intermedius (Kuroda, 1919) Shikoku, se and sw Honshu

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S. s. soemmerringii (Temminck, 1830) n and c Kyushu

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S. s. ijimae (Dresser, 1902) se Kyushu

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Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii (Gray, JE, 1829) EU : n, c China

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Phasianus Linnaeus, 1758

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Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Linnaeus, 1758 EU : c, e, also s China, Taiwan, n Vietnam

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P. c. septentrionalis Lorenz, T, 1889 n Caucasus (s Russia)

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P. c. colchicus Linnaeus, 1758 Transcaucasia (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan)

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P. c. talischensis Lorenz, T, 1889 se Transcaucasia (Azerbaijan, nc Iran)

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P. c. persicus Severtsov, 1875 sw Turkmenistan, ne Iran

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P. c. principalis Sclater, PL, 1885 se Turkmenistan, nw Afghanistan

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P. c. chrysomelas Severtsov, 1875 n Turkmenistan, w Uzbekistan

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P. c. zarudnyi Buturlin, 1904 e Turkmenistan

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P. c. bianchii Buturlin, 1904 se Uzbekistan, sw Tajikistan, ne Afghanistan

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P. c. zerafschanicus Tarnovski, 1891 s Uzbekistan

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P. c. turcestanicus Lorenz, T, 1896 s Kazakhstan

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P. c. mongolicus von Brandt, JF, 1844 se Kazakhstan, n Kyrgyzstan

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P. c. shawii Elliot, DG, 1870 w China

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P. c. tarimensis Pleske, 1889 Tarim Basin to Lop Nur (w China)

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P. c. vlangalii Przewalski, 1876 Qaidam Basin (wc China)

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P. c. strauchi Przewalski, 1876 ne Qinghai (c China)

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P. c. sohokhotensis Buturlin, 1908 e Gansu (c China)

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P. c. satscheuensis Pleske, 1892 w Gansu (nc China)

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P. c. hagenbecki Rothschild, 1901 w Mongolia

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P. c. edzinensis Sushkin, 1926 sc Mongolia

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P. c. alaschanicus Alphéraky & Bianchi, 1908 Ningxia (nc China)

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P. c. kiangsuensis Buturlin, 1904 ne China

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P. c. karpowi Buturlin, 1904 ne China to Korea

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P. c. pallasi Rothschild, 1903 se Siberia, ne China, ne Korea

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P. c. suehschanensis Bianchi, 1906 nw Sichuan, s Gansu (wc China)

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P. c. elegans Elliot, DG, 1870 w Sichuan to nw Yunnan (wc China), ne Burma, e Tibet

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P. c. decollatus Swinhoe, 1870 c China

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P. c. rothschildi La Touche, 1922 se Yunnan (sc China), nw Vietnam

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P. c. takatsukasae Delacour, 1927 sw Guandong (s China), ne Vietnam

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P. c. torquatus Gmelin, JF, 1789 e China

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P. c. formosanus Elliot, DG, 1870 Taiwan

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Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor Vieillot, 1825 OR : Japan AS Phasianus versicolor is split from P.colchicus (Dickinson 2003)

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P. v. robustipes Kuroda, 1919 nw Honshu and Sado I.

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P. v. tohkaidi Momiyama, 1922 c and w Honshu, Shikoku

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P. v. tanensis Kuroda, 1919 s Honshu and Kyushu

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P. v. versicolor Vieillot, 1825 w Honshu and Kyushu

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Chrysolophus Gray, JE, 1834

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Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus (Linnaeus, 1758) OR : c, s China

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Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae (Leadbeater, 1829) OR : ne Burma, se Tibet, sw China

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Polyplectron Temminck, 1807

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Bronze-tailed Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron chalcurum Lesson, 1831 OR : Sumatra

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P. c. scutulatum Chasen, 1941 n Sumatra

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P. c. chalcurum Lesson, 1831 s Sumatra

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Mountain Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron inopinatum (Rothschild, 1903) OR : Malay Peninsula

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Germain's Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron germaini Elliot, DG, 1866 OR : Vietnam

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Grey Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum (Linnaeus, 1758) OR : Sikkim to c Vietnam

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P. b. bakeri Lowe, 1925 ne India, Bhutan, Bangladesh

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P. b. bicalcaratum (Linnaeus, 1758) Bangladesh to s China, Laos and Burma

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P. b. ghigii Delacour & Jabouille, 1924 c Laos, n and c Vietnam

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Hainan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron katsumatae Rothschild, 1906 OR : Hainan Is. AS Polyplectron katsumatae is split from genetically distinct P. bicalcaratum (Chang et al. 2008)

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Malayan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron malacense (Scopoli, 1786) OR : sw Thailand, w Malaysia

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Bornean Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron schleiermacheri Brüggemann, 1877 OR : Borneo

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Palawan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron napoleonis Lesson, 1831 OR : Philippines

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Rheinardia Maingonnat, 1882

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Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata (Elliot, DG, 1871) OR : c Vietnam, e Laos, Malaysia

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R. o. ocellata (Elliot, DG, 1871) c Vietnam, e Laos

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R. o. nigrescens Rothschild, 1902 c Malay Pen. PS Malay Argus Rheinardia nigrescens is potential split from Crested Argus (Sibley & Monroe 1990, Rheindt (good, needs documentation)

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Argusianus Gray, GR, 1849

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Great Argus Argusianus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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A. a. grayi (Elliot, DG, 1865) Borneo

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A. a. argus (Linnaeus, 1766) Malay Pen., Sumatra

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Pavo Linnaeus, 1758

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Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758 OR : India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

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Green Peafowl Pavo muticus Linnaeus, 1766 OR : Southeast Asia

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P. m. spicifer Shaw, 1804 ne India and Bangladesh to w Burma

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P. m. imperator Delacour, 1949 e Burma to Thailand, Indochina and s China

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P. m. muticus Linnaeus, 1766 w Malaysia, Java

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Afropavo Chapin, 1936

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Congo Peacock Afropavo congensis Chapin, 1936 AF : DR Congo