(Bambusicola fytchii fytchii)
Habitat: bamboo forest, open scrub forest and
grassland along waterways at high elevation
Range: Southwest China, Burma, Thailand, and Laos
Natural Diet: seeds, berries, shoots, buds, insects
Status In The Wild: Common
Fun Animal Facts
Bamboo partridge spend most of their time on the ground. When threatened they generally run away or fly a short distance in short, strong bursts. Their voice is a loud ringing cackle that repeats two notes over and over. A bamboo partridge pair often engage in duets, with male calling first and the female answering.