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Grey Partridge

Perdix perdix

Description:

The grey partridge is a rotund bird, 28–32 cm (11–13 in) long, brown-backed, with grey flanks and chest. The belly is white, usually marked with a large chestnut-brown horse-shoe mark in males, and also in many females.

Habitat:

This partridge breeds on farmland across most of Europe into western Asia, and has been introduced widely into Canada, United States, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on Feb 29, 2016
Submitted on Mar 2, 2016

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