subfamily Perdicidae


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Noun1.subfamily Perdicidae - Old World partridges
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
partridge - small Old World gallinaceous game birds
genus Perdix, Perdix - a genus of Perdicinae
Alectoris, genus Alectoris - a genus of Perdicidae
genus Oreortyx, Oreortyx - mountain quail of western United States