Crested Wood Partridge

(Rollulus roulroul)

FUN FACT

Unlike other gallinaceous birds, Crested Wood Partridge chicks don't hatch already able to peck at the ground and feed themselves. Instead, they are fed bill-to-bill by both their parents.

Distribution

Malaysian Peninsula, as well as the islands of Sumatra and Borneo

Habitat

Lowland rainforests

Diet

Fruit, seeds, and bugs.

Breeding

Status

Near Threatened

At the Aviary

Crested Wood Partridges live in both our Tropical Forest and our Grasslands exhibits.