Crested partridge

Rollulus rouloul

A male and a female ostrich quail at Hellabrunn Zoo. IUCN Red List endangerment category: Near threatened
  • Family
  • Habitat
    Southeast Asia

Nocturnal vigils

After mating, the hen builds a covered nest of dry leaves and stalks. At night she closes the entrance from the inside. He keeps watch in a nearby bush. After hatching, the chicks go with their parents in search of food.