Snow Partridge

(Lerwa lerwa)

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Lerwa lerwa

Lerwa lerwa
Photo by John Corder
WPA Galliformes CD


Scientific Information

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Subspecies: Lerwa lerwa lerwa, L. l. major.

Range: The Himalayas from Pakistan & Kashmir through Tibet, Nepal to western Sichuan, southern Gansu and northern Yunnan in China.

Habitat: Alpine zone - rocky slopes and scrub.

Status in Wild: Fairly common, remote habitat has protected this species from man's pressure.



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