Sand Partridge

Ammoperdix heyi - Perdrix de Hey

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ammoperdix

  • Species
    :

    heyi

Descriptor

Temminck, 1825

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 39 à 41 cm.
  • Weight
    : 180 à 200 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Perdrix de Hey
♂ adult
Perdrix de Hey
♀ adult

Sand Partridge (Ammoperdix heyi) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Ammoperdix heyi heyi (Sinai Pen.. Egypt. , Israel and Jordan through w Saudi Arabia)
  • Ammoperdix heyi nicolli (ne to ec Egypt)
  • Ammoperdix heyi cholmleyi (c Egypt to n Sudan)
  • Ammoperdix heyi intermedius (sw Arabian Pen., s Oman)

Foreign names

  • Perdrix de Hey,
  • Perdiz desértica,
  • perdiz-do-deserto,
  • Arabienwüstenhuhn,
  • fehérfülű sivatagifogoly,
  • Arabische Woestijnpatrijs,
  • Pernice delle sabbie,
  • ökenhöna,
  • Beduinhøne,
  • čiľ piesočný,
  • koroptev arabská,
  • Ørkenhøne,
  • aavikkopyy,
  • perdiu del desert,
  • Skrækhæna,
  • kuropatewka pustynna,
  • Arābijas smilširbe,
  • peščena jerebica,
  • Арабская пустынная куропатка,
  • スナシャコ,
  • 沙鹑,
  • 沙鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Perdrix de Hey

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 13-11-2010
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