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Red-legged Partridge

Alectoris rufa


A rotund bird and easily recognized bird from pheasant family, mainly sandy-brown in appearance. It shows white chin and red bill, with grey crown and black-and-white 'shawl'; and it sports a black line starting at the base of bill, going around eyes and curving downwards.


Seen on archipelago of Embiez (mediterranean environment, French Riviera), in vineyards and farmed lands bordering some marshy lands.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 18, 2013
Submitted on Feb 6, 2018

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