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Partridge, Grey
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Perdix perdix
Afghanistan, Albania, Alberta, Asia, Australasia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Columbia, British Isles, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Connecticut, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein Read more
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Rich et al. (2004) estimated the global population to number 4,000,000 individuals. In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 1,600,000-3,100,000 breeding pairs, equating to 4,800,000-9,300,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). Europe forms 25-49% of the global range, so a r ...
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The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) also known as the English Partridge, Hungarian Partridge, or Hun, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. The species has been successfully introduced to many parts of the world for shooting, including vast areas of North America, where it is most commonly known as Hungarian partridge, or just "Hun". Widespread and common throughout its large range, the Grey Partridge is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. This partridge breeds on farmland across most of Europe into western Asia, and has been introduced widely into North America. They are quite common in some areas of southern Canada and the northern United States. ...
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