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A Eurasian partridge (Alectoris chukar) with grayish-brown plumage and red legs and bill, introduced into western North America as a game bird.

[Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakoraḥ.]


(Animals) a common Indian partridge, Alectoris chukar (or graeca), having red legs and bill and a black-barred sandy plumage
[from Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakora, probably of imitative origin]



a gray Eurasian partridge, Alectoris chukar, established in W North America.
[< Hindi cakor; compare Skt cakora]
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The golden also does very well in cool-weather upland bird hunting, for pheasants, chukar, grouse and so forth.
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What if you're like me and only occasionally hunt waterfowl and mostly hunt upland birds like dove, quail, chukar and shoot recreational skeet and sporting clays?
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The 96-page book also offers suggestions on cooking turkey and other birds--including chukar, Cornish game hens, ducks, geese, pheasant, quail, and squab.
When couched in those terms, the prospect of paying so that we'll at least be guaranteed shots at pheasant, quail, chukar, flighted ducks or whatever, is not the least bit repugnant; at least it shouldn't be.
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Her chukar partridge, on the other hand, all survived the storm and should provide great hunting throughout the winter.
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