family Phasianidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
genus Gallus, Gallus - common domestic birds and related forms
phasianid - a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
genus Phasianus, Phasianus - type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
genus Afropavo - Congo peafowl
Argusianus, genus Argusianus - argus pheasants
Chrysolophus, genus Chrysolophus - golden pheasants
Colinus, genus Colinus - New World quail: the bobwhites
Coturnix, genus Coturnix - Old World quail
genus Odontophorus, Odontophorus - genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family
genus Pavo, Pavo - peafowl
genus Lofortyx, Lofortyx - California quail
genus Tragopan - a genus of Phasianidae
Numididae, Numidinae, subfamily Numididae, subfamily Numidinae - guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar
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It is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae.
The results obtained in this study were compared with values from studies done in houbara bustards (Chlamydotis undulata), kori bustards (Ardeotis kori), stone curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus), and taxonomically related species from the order Galliformes, family Phasianidae, including ring-necked pheasants (Phasianus colchicus), red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa), Kashmir native fowl (Kashmir favorella), and domestic fowl (Assil, Fayoumi, and Bangladesh native fowl) (Gallus domesticus).
The buff-throated partridge is a sexually monomorphic species in the family Phasianidae (Potapov, 2002).