Partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks, and guineafowl status survey and conservation action plan, 1995-1999

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Published by IUCN, World Pheasant Association in Gland, Switzerland, Reading, UK .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Galliformes.,
  • Galliformes -- Geographical distribution.,
  • Birds -- Conservation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-99).

Book details

Statementcompiled by Philip J.K. McGowan ... [et al.] and the WPA/BirdLife/SSC Partridge, Quail, and Francolin Specialist Group.
ContributionsMcGowan, Philip J. K., WPA/BirdLife/SSC Partridge, Quail, and Francolin Specialist Group.
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LC ClassificationsQL696.G2 P33 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 102 p. :
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL545112M
ISBN 102831702690
LC Control Number96125266
OCLC/WorldCa33163977

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Chapter 1 gives an overview of the partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks, guineafowl, and turkeys, outlines the major threats they face, and suggests possible ways to help protect them. It is intended as a broad introduction, and will be particularly useful to those unfamiliar with the group and conservation methods in general.

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(partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks, and guineafowl). One of the most important undertakings of this group was the publication of the first Action Plan in What many of us found in compiling that plan was that we knew very little about many of the species we were supposed to be helping.

The effort also allowed members of the SG and. Partridges, Quails, Francolins and Snowcocks S. Sathyakumar 1 and Rajiv 2 1Wildlife Institute of India, Post Chandrabani, DehradunUttarakhand Email: [email protected] Francolin Within the family Phasianidae, Francolins, Partridge and Old World Quail (covered on the quail francolins here at ) comprise the subfamily large subfamily consists of over species, these short-tailed galliformes inhabit a variety of habitats from the high mountains of the Himalayas and the savannahs of Africa to the dense quails of quails Asia.

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Acta Ornithologica 43(2): Francolins, often called spurfows, are members of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. Most species are restricted to Africa, but some occur in Asia. Francolins are terrestrial francolins not flightless) birds feed on insects, vegetable matter and seeds.

The Hainan partridge Arborophila ardens, which is listed as a Vulnerable species, is found only on the island of Hainan, south China. Previous work on the species showed that it is restricted to. > FRANCOLIN & QUAILS. FRANCOLINS & QUAILS. It was formerly known as the Black Partridge. It is also a resident bird of Cyprus.

BOBWHITE QUAIL. The Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus), is a ground-dwelling bird native to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. CALIFORNIA QUAIL. Galliformes is an order of heavy-bodied ground-feeding birds that includes turkey, grouse, chicken, New World quail and Old World quail, ptarmigan, partridge, pheasant, guineafowl, francolin, junglefowl, peafowl (peacock), and the name derives from "gallus", Latin for "cock" or "rooster".

Common names are gamefowl or gamebirds, landfowl, gallinaceous birds, or galliforms. The Partridge, Quail, and Francolin Specialist Group emerged from a symposium hosted by the Game Conservancy Trust in southern England in Its mandate was to provide a focus for the conservation and management of the smaller Galliformes species, including all of the partridge, quails, francolins, snowcocks, and guineafowl.

Population size and habitat of the White-breasted Guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides in the Taï region, Côte d'Ivoire. Bird Conservation International 20(1): Further resources. "Terrestrial Gamebirds & Snipes of Africa is a detailed full-colour hand book.

It includes everything needed to identify and get to know the 74 species that fall into six groups: guineafowls and Congo Peafowl, francolins and partridges, spurfowls, quails.

The quails, partridges, and francolins of the world Responsibility Paul A. Johnsgard ; colour plates of paintings by major Henry Jones ; from the collection owned by the Zoological Society of London.

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The group includes some of the. There were 10 projects for the megapodes, 19 for the partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks and guineafowl and 25 for the pheasants, each summarised over 1–2 pages. The Specialist Groups considered that the implementation of these priority projects was central to their work programmes for the period –, although the groups had no.

Taxonomy. English zoologist Edward Blyth first described the bar-backed partridge in It has three subspecies: A. brunneopectus, described by Blyth in ; A. henrici, described by Émile Oustalet in ; and A. albigula, described by Cecil Boden Kloss and Herbert Christopher Robinson in These subspecies differ in colouration and patterns of their underparts and head.

- A subfamily of non-migratory, Old World group of birds in the pheasant family, Phasianidae that includes the partridges, the snowcocks, the francolins, the spurfowl and the Old World quail.

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Among these are a number of eggs of ground-nesting galliform birds belonging to the families Phasianidae (quails and francolins) and Numididae (guineafowl). The collection of fossil eggs from Laetoli now includes 21 specimens.

Two of the eggs have been briefly described previously (Acknowledgments. The Phasianidae is a group of birds from the order Galliformes, in the family. They inhabit temperate and subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere, from pine forests to moorland and mountainside, from 83°N (Rock Ptarmigan in northern Greenland) to 28°N (Attwater’s Prairie Chicken in Texas).

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McGowan on behalf of the WPA/BirdLife/SSC Partridge, Quail, and Francolin Specialist Group,vii + 63pp. Microchiropteran Bats. Status Survey and. - Heavy ground feeding birds, includes pheasants, partridges, peafowl, chickens, old and new world quail.

Two subfamilies, the Phasianinae (includes pheasants, tragopans, junglefowl, peafowl, and other similar birds) and the Perdicinae (includes partridges, snowcocks, francolins, spurfowl and Old World quail).

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Quails, Partridges, and Francolins of the World. London: Oxford University Press, Brennan, Leonard A. "Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginanus).".Partridges, Quails, Francolins, Snowcocks and Guineafowl: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan, - SSC species action plans (Paperback) Phil McGowan £ Paperback.

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