The ferruginous partridge (Caloperdix oculeus) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It belongs to the monotypical genus Caloperdix. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
The ferruginous partridge is found in a variety of habitats, including tropical dry forest and tropical moist lowland forest, secondary scrub and secondary bamboo growth. It is found from sea-level to 1,200 m (3,900 ft). The ferruginous partridge ranges from southern Myanmar through the Kra Isthmus into the Malay Peninsula, as well as Borneo and Sumatra.
The ferruginous partridge measures from 27 to 32 cm (11–13 in) in length and weighs between 191–230 g (6.7–8.1 oz). The plumage is distinctive, having a rufous head, breast and belly and black scaled with white upper back and sides of breast and flanks. The wings are brown with black spots, and the rest of the back is black scaled with rufous. The sexes are similar except the male has two spurs and the female just one.
Name: Ferruginous partridge
Scientific: Caloperdix oculeus
Malay: Sang Serok Rimba / Sang Seruk Perang
IUCN Red List (v3.1, 2016): Near Threatened
Gear: SONY a9II + SEL600F40GM.
Location: Bukit Tinggi, Pahang
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