Tag: Xenoperdix Obscurata

Rubeho Forest partridge discovered in 2003

Rubeho Forest-partridge Xenoperdix Obscurata ENDANGERED The Udzungwa forest partridge, Xenoperdix udzungwensis, is one of Africa’s rarest birds, considered threatened (“Vulnerable”, see BirdLife International, 2000) because of its very small range. The species is known from only three forests within the Udzungwa and Rubeho Highlands of the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania. Xenoperdix obscurata is a […]