Udzungwa Forest-partridge, Uzungwa Francolin, Udzungwa Forest Partridge
Xenoperdix udzungwensis by Kathy Kleinsteiber(8 in. x 8 in. | Acrylic on Board | ID#4255)
Family: PHASIANIDAE | Conservation Status: Endangered | Population Trend: stable
The Udzungwa Forest Partridge was first discovered in 1991 by western ornithologists after a pair of strange orange feet were noticed in a cooking pot in a Tanzanian forest camp. It is found in the forests of the Udzungwa Mountains in Tanzania. It is threatened by habitat loss and hunting.
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