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Grey Partridge

(Perdix perdix)
Alternate name(s): "English Partridge", "Hungarian Partridge", "Hun"
German name(s): "Rebhuhn"

Size: 28-32 cm; wing span 45-48 cm
Weight: 300-450 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Grey Partridge at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "perdix"

ADULT

MALE

Dorsal view of a Grey Partridge; because of the absence of any grey on its supercilium, this is probably a male bird (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, May 2016]

FEMALE

Near-frontal view of a female Grey Partridge; note the small dark-brown belly patch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Wizna, on the river Narew, Poland, January 2016]

Small covey of Grey Partridges, with a female disernible by the very small belly patch on the left (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Wizna, on the river Narew, Poland, January 2016]

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