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Crested Wood Partridge

This is a dimorphic species, meaning that males and females differ in appearance. Males are bluish-purple with a red crest while females are pea green and have no crest.

Crested wood partidges spend most of their day scratching in the forest floor searching for insects and seeds. If a predator approaches the birds run for shelter or fly to low perches.

HABITATEvergreen forest, mainly in plains and foothills
DIETSeeds, fruits, insects and mollusks
LIFE ExpectancyUnknown

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