Red Spurfowl

(Galloperdix spadicea)

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Galloperdix spadicea

Galloperdix spadicea
Photo by Kristin Cowell


Scientific Information

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Subspecies: G. s. spadicea, G. s. caurina - Aravalli Red Spurfowl, G. s. stewarti - Travancore Red Spurfowl.

Range: India, range overlaps with Painted Spurfowl, but prefers lusher habitats.

Habitat: Scrublands, bamboo thickets and woodlands.

Status in Wild: Has proven to be somewhat adaptable to habitat changes and is considered not threatened at this time.



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