CRESTED PARTRIDGE

Rollulus rouloul

This small partridge is characterized by a sexual dimorphism: the male has a dark metallic blue-green plumage and a red crest while the female has an olive green plumage and a grey head without crest

POIDS : 225 to 275 g

FOOD : fruits, seeds, insects

THREATS : loss of habitat (conversion of oil palm plantations)

RED LIST : Vulerable

MORE INFO :
Family : Phasianidae
Habits : gregarious
EggLaying : 5 – 6 eggs
Incubation : 18 days
Longevity : 4 to 5 years