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Black Partridge
Melanoperdix niger (Vigors, 1829)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Melanoperdix

Scientific:
  Melanoperdix niger

Citation:
  (Vigors, 1829)

Reference:
  Zool.J. 4 p.349

Protonym:
  Cryptonyx niger

Avibase ID:
  7B454390C78CDD2E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7B454390

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 677546


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Melanoperdix niger niger: Lowland forests of Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • Melanoperdix niger borneensis: Lowland forests of Borneo
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Partridge
Czech:
  koroptev černá
German:
  Schwarzwachtel
Danish:
  Sort Skovvagtel
Spanish:
  Perdiz Negra
Finnish:
  mustapyy
French:
  Rouloul noir
Italian:
  Pernice nera
Japanese:
  kumashako
Japanese:
  クマシャコ
Dutch:
  Zwarte Bospatrijs
Norwegian:
  Svarthøne
Polish:
  kuropatwa czarna
Portuguese:
  Perdiz-do-mato-preta
Russian:
  Чёрная куропатка
Slovak:
  prepelica čierna
Swedish:
  svart skogshöna
Chinese:
  黑鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Perdiu negra
Czech: koroptev černá, Krepelka cerná
Danish: Sort Skovvagtel
German: Halsbandfrankolin, Schwarzwachtel
English: Black Partridge, Black Patridge, Black Wood Partridge, Black Wood Patridge, Black Wood-Partridge
Spanish: Perdiz Negra
Spanish (Spain): Perdiz Negra
Estonian: nõgikana
Finnish: Mustapyy
French: Perdrix noire, Rouloul noir, Rouloul noire
Hungarian: fekete erdeifogoly
Indonesian: Burung Puyuh Hitam, Puyuh Hitam
Italian: Pernice nera
Japanese: kuma shako, kumashako, munaguroshako
Japanese: クマシャコ, クマシャコ (熊鷓鴣), ムナグロシャコ
Latin: Cryptonyx niger, Melanoperdix niger, Melanoperdix niger niger, Melanoperdix nigra
Lithuanian: Juodoji kurapka
Malay: Burung Bertam, Burung Siul Bertam, Siul Bertam
Dutch: Zwarte bospatrijs
Norwegian: Svarthøne
Polish: czarnopiór, kuropatwa czarna
Pinyin: hēi-chún
Portuguese: Perdiz-do-mato-preta
Russian: Чёрная куропатка, Черная Лесная Куропатка, Чёрная лесная куропатка
Slovak: kuricka čierna, kurička čierna, prepelica čierna
Swedish: Svart skogshöna
Vietnamese: Gà gô đen
Chinese: 黑鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 黑鶉

 

         

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