Phasianidae

Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus Linnaeus, 1766

Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus Linnaeus, 1766

Local Name: Kala Teetar (Hindi); Kalo Titir (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Rajib Maulick
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/06/2016

Adult Male

©Rahul Chakraborty
Bishnupur, Bankura, 15/05/2018

Adult Male

©Biswarup Mandal
Chilkigarh, Jhargram, 15/06/2018

Adult Male

©Biswarup Mandal
Chilkigarh, Jhargram, 13/06/2018

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Blue-breasted Quail / King Quail / Asian Blue Quail Synoicus chinensis Linnaeus, 1766

Blue-breasted Quail / King Quail / Asian Blue Quail Synoicus chinensis Linnaeus, 1766

Local Name: Gurru (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Blue Breasted Quail - Synoicus chinensis

©Prasenjit Bhattacharjee
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 14/07/2019

Blue Breasted Quail - Synoicus chinensis

©Prasenjit Bhattacharjee
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 14/07/2019

Adult Female

©Aniruddha Roy
Baruipur, Jalpaiguri, 15/07/2019

Adult Male

©Prasil Biswas
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 14/07/2019

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Common Quail / Grey Quail Coturnix coturnix Linnaeus, 1758

Common Quail / Grey Quail Coturnix coturnix Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Bhatri (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Sandipan Das
Belur Math, Howrah/Haora, 18/12/2018

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Grey Francolin/Grey Partridge Francolinus pondicerianus J.F. Gmelin, 1789

Grey Francolin/Grey Partridge Francolinus pondicerianus J.F. Gmelin, 1789

Local Name: Safed Titar(Hindi), Mete Titir(Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Ujjwal Das
Kandi, Murshidabad, 14/05/2018

Adult

©Kalyan Mukherjee
Bankura, Bankura, 15/07/2016

Adult

©Sumanta Pramanick
Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 10/01/2016

Adult

©Sandipan Ghosh
Damodar Riverbed, Purba Bardhaman, 15/09/2016

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Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758

Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: ময়ূর (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Territorial fighting between adult males

©Punyabrata Barma
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 15/12/2017

Adult Male

©Swarup Das
Gorumara National Park, Jalpaiguri, 15/03/2015

Adult Female

©Mohan Paramanik
Ayodhya Foothill, Purulia, 14/07/2016

Adult Male

©Supriyo Ghoshal
Jaldapara National Park, Alipurduar, 15/04/2018

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Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica

Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Male

©Prosenjit Singha Deo
Jhalda, Purulia, 17/09/2015

Right Female, rest are male

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Durgapur-Faridpur Block, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/08/2018

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Kalij Pheasant / Kaleej Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos Latham, 1790

Kalij Pheasant / Kaleej Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos Latham, 1790

Local Name: Kukera / Kala Murga / Kaleej (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Bikram Naskar
Gorumara National Park, Jalpaiguri, 11/05/2015

Adult Female

©Souvik Ray
Neora Valley National Park, Kalimpong, 15/04/2015

Adult Female

©Sandipan Ghosh
Mahananda WLS, Darjeeling, 15/04/2017

Adult Male

©Chiranjib Dutta
Darjeeling, Darjeeling, 15/12/2018

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Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata Valenciennes, 1825

Painted Spurfowl Galloperdix lunulata Valenciennes, 1825

Local Name: Askal Murg (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Debarnab Sen
Saltora, Bankura, 28/04/2019

Couple

©Debarnab Sen
Saltora, Bankura, 28/04/2019

Adult Female

©Debarnab Sen
Saltora, Bankura, 28/04/2019

Male

©Debarnab Sen
Saltora, Bankura, 28/04/2019

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Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

Local Name: Bonmorog (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Female (left) and Male (right)

©Jibanananda Banerjee
Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 25/07/2015

Adult Female

©Malay Mandal
Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 15/11/2015

Adult Male

©Soumya Choudhury
Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, Darjeeling, 24/12/2015

Adult Male

©Joydeep Das
Rangit River, Darjeeling, 15/03/2016

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Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra Linnaeus, 1758

Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Lungi (Hindi); Tarrhyak (Lepcha); Omo / Bop (Bhutia); Chamdong (Tibetan)

IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Satyr Tragopan female

©Sumanta Pramanick
Gairibas, Darjeeling, 28/04/2018

Adult Female

©Amitava Basu
Neora Valley National Park, Kalimpong, 25/03/2015

Adult Female

©Tarunjyoti Tewari
Singalila National Park, Darjeeling, 15/04/2018

Adult Male

©Arpan Saha
Singalila National Park, Darjeeling, 15/04/2016

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