Barbary Partridge

Alectoris barbara - Perdrix gambra

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Alectoris

  • Species
    :

    barbara

Descriptor

Bonnaterre, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 46 à 49 cm.
  • Weight
    : 380 à 730 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Barbary Partridge (Alectoris barbara) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Alectoris barbara koenigi (Canary Is., nw Morocco)
  • Alectoris barbara spatzi (s Morocco to c and s Algeria and s Tunisia)
  • Alectoris barbara barbara (ne Morocco to n Tunisia)
  • Alectoris barbara barbata (ne Libya, nw Egypt)

Foreign names

  • Perdrix gambra,
  • Perdiz Moruna,
  • Perdiz-mourisca,
  • Felsenhuhn,
  • barnanyakú szirtifogoly,
  • Barbarijse Patrijs,
  • Pernice sarda,
  • Klipphöna,
  • Berberhøne,
  • kuropta skalná,
  • orebice berberská,
  • Berberhøne,
  • kalliopyy,
  • perdiu de Barbaria,
  • Þyrnihæna,
  • góropatwa berberyjska,
  • berberu irbe,
  • afriška kotorna,
  • Берберийская каменная куропатка,
  • チャエリイワシャコ,
  • 北非石鸡,
  • 鬚石雞,

Voice song and cries

Perdrix gambra
adult

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

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