Rock Partridge

Alectoris graeca - Perdrix bartavelle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Alectoris

  • Species
    :

    graeca

Descriptor

Meisner, 1804

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 37 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 46 à 53 cm.
  • Weight
    : 410 à 720 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rock Partridge (Alectoris graeca) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Alectoris graeca saxatilis (Alps from France to w Croatia)
  • Alectoris graeca graeca (Serbia and Albania to Greece and Bulgaria)
  • Alectoris graeca orlandoi (Italy)
  • Alectoris graeca whitakeri (Sicily)

Foreign names

  • Perdrix bartavelle,
  • Perdiz Griega,
  • Perdiz-grega,
  • Steinhuhn,
  • szirti fogoly,
  • Steenpatrijs,
  • Coturnice,
  • Stenhöna,
  • Steinhøne,
  • kuropta horská,
  • orebice horská,
  • Stenhøne,
  • kivikkopyy,
  • perdiu de roca,
  • Steinhæna,
  • góropatwa skalna,
  • klinšu irbe,
  • kotorna,
  • Европейский кеклик,
  • ハイイロイワシャコ,
  • 欧石鸡,
  • 歐石雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation

Geographic range

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