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Red Spurfowl

Galloperdix spadicea (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Red Spurfowl (Galloperdix spadicea) is a member of the pheasant family and is endemic to India. It is a bird of forests, and is quite secretive despite its size. It has a distinctive call and is often hard to see except for a few seconds when it flushes from the undergrowth. It appears reddish and like a long-tailed partridge. The bare skin around the eye is reddish. The legs of both males and females have one or two spurs, which give them their name. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Galloperdix

Scientific:
  Galloperdix spadicea

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. p.759

Protonym:
  Tetrao spadiceus

Avibase ID:
  730665C103E50CE9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/730665C1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176055

Geographic range:

  • Galloperdix spadicea spadicea: N India (Uttar Pradesh) and terai of w Nepal to s India
  • Galloperdix spadicea caurina: western India (Aravalli Hills of southern Rajasthan)
  • Galloperdix spadicea stewarti: S India (Kerala coast)
English:
Red Spurfowl
Catalan:
Perdiu d'esperons vermella
Czech:
kur křovinný
Danish:
Rød Sporehøne
German:
Rotes Spornhuhn
Spanish:
Faisancillo Rojo
Spanish (Spain):
Faisancillo Rojo
Finnish:
punapyyfasaani
French:
Galloperdrix rouge
Croatian:
indijska trčka
Italian:
Gallopernice rosso
Japanese (romaji):
akakezumeshako
Japanese:
アカケズメシャコ
Lithuanian:
Raudonoji pentinuotoji kurapka
Dutch:
Rode Dwergfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudsporehøne
Norwegian:
Rødsporehøne
Polish:
kuropatwiak rdzawy
Portuguese:
Perdiz-vermelha
Russian:
Красная шпорцевая куропатка
Slovak:
bažantík hrdzavý
Swedish:
röd sporrhöna
Ukrainian:
Куріпка-шпороніг індійська
Chinese:
赤鸡鹑
Chinese (Traditional):
赤雞鶉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Galloperdrix rouge ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Galloperdrix rouge ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Galloperdix spadicea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Galloperdix spadicea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Galloperdix spadicea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red Spurfowl ( Galloperdix spadicea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Galloperdix spadicea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Galloperdix spadicea [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Perdiu d'esperons vermella
Czech: Kur cervený, kur křovinný
Danish: Rød Sporehøne
German: Rotes Sporhuhn, Rotes Spornhuhn, Rotes Spronhuhn, RotesSpornhuhn, Rotspornhuhn, Zwergfasan
English: Red Spurfowl, Red Superfowl
English (IOC): Red Spurfowl
Spanish: Faisancillo Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Faisancillo Rojo
Spanish (HBW): Red Spurfowl
Estonian: ruuge-kannuskana
Finnish: Punapyyfasaani
French: Faisan nain, Galloperdrix rouge
Croatian: indijska trčka
Italian: Gallopernice rossa, Gallopernice rosso
Japanese (romaji): akakedumeshako, akakezumeshako
Japanese: アカケズメシャコ, アカケヅメシャコ
Scientific: Galloperdix spadicea, Galloperdix spadicea spadicea, Tetrao spadiceus
Lithuanian: Raudonoji pentinuotoji kurapka
Malayalam: ചെമ്പൻ മുള്ളൻകോഴി, ചെമ്പന്‍  മുള്ളന്‍കോഴി 
Dutch: Rode Dwergfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudsporehøne
Norwegian: Rødsporehøne
Polish: kuropatwiak rdzawy
Portuguese: Perdiz-vermelha
Russian: Красная шпорцевая куропатка
Slovak: Bažantík červený, bažantík hrdzavý
Swedish: Röd sporrhöna
Tamil: Sundang Kozhi
Ukrainian: Куріпка-шпороніг індійська
Chinese: 赤鸡鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 赤雞鶉

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