Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge

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Author: Immelbatoast

The Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Buffy-crowned Wood-partridge (Dendrortyx leucophrys) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is found in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Small groups forage in underbrush, secondary growth, near forest clearings and coffee plantations. The species local name is "chir-ras-qua" after its noisy call. It has a chicken-like appearance due to its long tail and legs. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Odontophoridae
Genus : Dendrortyx
Species : leucophrys
Authority : (Gould, 1844)