|Geographical Range||Southern China|
|Habitat||Dry bush country, bamboo thickets|
|Scientific Name||Bambusicola thoracica|
This species takes its name from the bamboo forests in which it lives. The partridges eat a variety of foods, seeds, shoots, leaves, grain, and insects. Their social groups vary in size from two to 20 birds, with each flock inhabiting a distinct and non-overlapping home range. A female partridge lays three to seven eggs at a time.
Did You Know?
A pair of bamboo partridges often engages in duets, with the male calling first and the female answering.