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Partridge, Red-legged
 
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Scientific Name:
Alectoris rufa
Location(s):
Africa, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, British Isles, Cyprus, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Europe, France, Global, Greece, Italy, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Wales, Western Europe and Scandinavia Read more
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IUCN
The breeding population, which is confined to Europe, is estimated to number 2,000,000-4,500,000 breeding pairs, equating to 6,000,000-13,500,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). ...
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Wikipedia
It is a rotund bird, with a light brown back, grey breast and buff belly. The face is white with a black gorget. It has rufous-streaked flanks and red legs. When disturbed, it prefers to run rather than fly, but if necessary it flies a short distance on rounded wings. ...
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