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Analysis and Prediction of the Habitat of Arborophila rufipectus
Author of the article:DAI Bo1, CHEN Benping3, YUE Bisong2, ZENG Tao2*
Author's Workplace:(1. College of Life Sciences, Leshan Normal University, Leshan, Sichuan Province 614004, China; 2. Sichuan Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology on Endangered Wildlife, Key Laboratory of Bio-resource and Eco-environment of Ministry of Education, College of Life Sciences, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China; 3. Laojunshan National Nature Reserve Management Bureau, Pingshan, Sichuan Province 645350, China)
Key Words: Arborophila rufipectus; habitat; distribution pattern; topographic character
Abstract: Sichuan-hill partridge (Arborophila rufipectus), which is endemic to China, has been listed as an endangered species in China and IUCN red books. Our researches found that the Sichuan hill-partridge distributes from south-centre Sichuan to north-east Yunnan, including south edge of Daxiangling Mountains, east edge of Xiaoxiangling Mountains, northeast of Liangshan Mountains Chain, and west of Wumengshan Mountains. Relevant administrative areas involve 2 provinces, 5 cities/prefectures, and 19 counties/districts. The whole area is composed by 10 patches of occupied habitat and 36 patches of potential habitat, and the total area is about 5869 km2. “Ganluo-Jinkouhe-Ebian-Mabian-Leibo” and “Leibo-Mabian-Pingshan” are the core areas of Sichuan-hill partridge habitat in Sichuan, while “Suijiang-Yongshan-Shuifu-Yanjin-Daguan” is the core area in Yunnan.
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