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.
This partridge breeds naturally southwestern Europe (France, Iberia and northwest Italy). Dry lowlands, such as farmland and open stony areas, laying its eggs in a ground nest
I found the nest inside a cave
Lat: 38.56, Long: -0.05
Spotted on Dec 26, 2014
Submitted on Jan 17, 2015