ANIMAL: Crested Wood Partridge Rollulus rouloul Type of Animal: Gamebird Habitat: Rainforest, bamboo thickets, woodland, evergreen forest Location(s): S. Burma, S. Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo Appearance: Male has red crest/black frontal bristles/white forehead spot/brownish wing panel/dark blue underparts. Female mostly pea-green w/ brown wing coverts, lacks crest of male. Food/Diet: Worms, insects, fruit, veggies, seeds, mollusks Status in Wild: Stable Conservation: Breeding from zoos, breeding centers, & aviculture Lifestyle: Found in small groups called coveys w/ up to 15 individuals. Additional Info: Called: Male-Cock Female-Hen Young-Chick Group-Covey Weight: Male-8 oz Female-7.04 oz Gestation: 18 days Life Span: 10-12 years Height: Male-10.2 in Female-9.6 in Body Length: Male-10.2 in Female-9.6 in Main predators are felids, civets, monitor lizards, bears, & pythons. Hornbills prey on chicks. Declining due to habitat loss, logging, bird trade, & hunting. Nests usually ground scapes filled w/ leaves, concealed under leaf litter. Their song is a mournful whistled si-ul. Uses feet to probe for food items on forest floor. Also called roul-roul partridge due to scientific name. Other names crested partridge, red-crowned wood partridge, green wood partridge, & green wood quail. Females usually lay 5-6 eggs per clutch. Often feed near wild pigs, monkeys, & other birds, eating leftovers of other animals. They're active during the day (diurnal). They often dust-bathe to clean their plumage. Can breed anytime of year. Fun Fact(s): Known to be friendly & tame in captivity & rather shy in the wild. They can fly short distances w/ their wings but prefer to run. The male does most of the nest building.