Grey Partridge

Perdix perdix - Perdrix grise

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Perdix

  • Species
    :

    perdix

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 31 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 45 à 48 cm.
  • Weight
    : 310 à 570 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Perdix perdix perdix (s Scandinavia and Britain to Bulgaria and Greece)
  • Perdix perdix armoricana (w and s France)
  • Perdix perdix sphagnetorum (ne Netherlands, nw Germany)
  • Perdix perdix hispaniensis (ne Portugal and n Spain)
  • Perdix perdix italica (Italy)
  • Perdix perdix lucida (Finland to the Ural Mts. and n Caucasus)
  • Perdix perdix canescens (Turkey to the Caucasus and nw Iran)
  • Perdix perdix robusta (Ural Mts. to sw Siberia and nw China)

Foreign names

  • Perdrix grise,
  • Perdiz Pardilla,
  • Charrela,
  • Rebhuhn,
  • Fogoly,
  • Patrijs,
  • Starna eurasiatica,
  • Rapphöna,
  • Rapphøne,
  • jarabica poľná,
  • koroptev polní,
  • Agerhøne,
  • peltopyy,
  • perdiu xerra,
  • Akurhæna,
  • kuropatwa (zwyczajna),
  • laukirbe,
  • jerebica,
  • Серая куропатка,
  • ヨーロッパヤマウズラ,
  • 灰山鹑,
  • 灰山鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Sources of information

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