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Related to Alectoris: Alectoris chukar
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Noun1.Alectoris - a genus of PerdicidaeAlectoris - a genus of Perdicidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Alectoris ruffa, red-legged partridge - common western European partridge with red legs
Alectoris graeca, Greek partridge, rock partridge - of mountainous areas of southern Europe
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Alectoris chukar, Alectoris rufa, Alectoris, barbara, Alectoris philbyi), francolins (Francolinus francolinus), hares (Lepus europaeus), mouflons (Ovis orientalis, Ovis gmelini, Ovis musimon, Ovis ammon), raccoons (Procyon lotor), opossums (Didelphis virginiana, and Trichosurus vulpecula) and badgers (Meles meles and Memphitis memphitis).
No other comprehensive study of the field behavior of native Chukars has been published to date and these findings remain a unique contribution to the Alectoris literature.
Goodwin (1953, 1958) and Stokes (1961, 1963) pioneered behavioral descriptions of Alectoris from observations of captive Red-legged Partridges (A.
Reproductive performance changes with age and laying experience in the Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa.
15) Another study in partridges (Alectoris chukar and Alectoris graeca) reported a negative P wave deflection in leads aVR and aVL, and a positive deflection in all remaining leads.