Zoological museum > Collections > Vertebrates > Databases > Tanzanian Vertebrates > Bird type > Xenoperdix obscurata
Use your mouse  to stop rotation and
to rotate the specimen 360 at will

Xenoperdix obscurata
Fjeldså & Kiure, 2003
Current name: Xenoperdix obscurata
Holotype: ZMUC 93.215
Original description
(pdf - 6 pages, size: 2,8 MB)

A new population of the Udzungwa
Forest Partridge
Additional information
(pdf - size: 540 kb)
Genetic and morphological evidence for two species in the Udzungwa Forest Partridge Xenoperdix udzungwensis

Additional information


Xenoperdix obscurata was initially described as a subspecies of the Udzungwa forest partridge but is now suggested to represent a full species. It is known only from Chugu Hill in the northern Rubeho Mountains.
Type locality - click the marker for additional information
Estimated African distribution:
The Copenhagen databases of African vertebrates: Xenoperdix obscurata
Enlarge image:   01 - 02 - 03 - 04 - 05 - 06 - 07 - 08 - Label
( 2210 x 3200 px. - Approx. 3,3 to 4,1 MB )
Also notice, you may zoom-in on the large images