Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Red-legged Partridge

Alectoris rufa

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Tromelin Island

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

Related Spottings

Chukar Partridge Perdiu /català/ Chukar Red-Legged Partridge

Nearby Spottings

Hottentot-fig European goldfinch Vagrant Darter Black-headed Gull