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Photo by James Eaton
Phnom Aural,Cardamom Mountain, Cambodia, Febuary 2005
Arborophila cambodiana

Includes: Siamese Partridge



  • Plain chestnut head
  • Mottled brown and black upperparts
  • Chestnut underparts, spotted white


South-east Asia: found in Cambodia and Thailand.



There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • A. c. diversa: Siamese Partridge
  • Tropical forests of south-eastern Thailand
  • A. c. cambodiana:
  • Tropical forests of south-western Cambodia
  • A. c. chandamonyi:
  • South-western Cambodia (Cardamom Mountains)

Diversa is sometimes regarded as a separate species Siamese Partridge[2].


Moist montanes and lowland forests.



  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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