Crested Wood Partridge (a.k.a Roul Roal,
Green Wood Partridge, Red-crowned Wood Partridge)
Rollulus rouloul

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Range and habitat:
The Crested wood partridge is native to the tropical lowland forests, woodlands and bamboo thickets found in southeastern Asian countries of Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.

Natural diet:
The Crested wood partridge eats fruit, seeds, insects, and small invertebrates

Size / weight range:
This species will grow to be approximately 9-10" in length. Males have a blackish body with a reddish brown crest and a red patch around eye. Females are green with no crest. Males are larger than females.

Interesting facts:
Crested wood partridges use their feet to probe for insects, seeds, and fruit on the forest floor.
They are listed as near threatened due to habitat loss.

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