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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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Repair of tibiotarsal rotation in 7 chukar partridges (Alectoris chukar) and 12 domestic pigeons (Columba livia domestica) with type-2 external skeletal fixator intramedullary pin tie-in.
The effects of breeding systems and stocking density on some blood parameters of rock partridges (Alectoris graeca).
The Chukor or Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar) is a game bird of family Phasianidae.
For example, Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is strongly associated with sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata), Chukar (Alectoris chukar) is associated with cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), and Chestnut-backed Chickadees (Parus rufescens) appears to follow the distribution of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in California [34].
Additionally, there appears to be some promise for other gallinaceous birds with greater harvests such as sharp-tailed grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus, gray partridge Perdix perdix, chukar Alectoris alectoris or quail Callipepla sp.
The area is inhabited by various protected animals such as the goitered gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa), lynx (Lynx lynx), wolf (Canis lupus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and chukar partridge (Alectoris chukar).
Cyprus is also important for European Roller Coracias garrulus, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus, Chukar Alectoris chukar and Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus, the latter representing more than one third of the European population.