red-legged partridge

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red-legged partridge

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(Animals) a partridge, Alectoris rufa, having a reddish tail, red legs and bill, and flanks barred with chestnut, black, and white: common on farmlands and heaths in SW Europe, including Britain
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Noun1.red-legged partridge - common western European partridge with red legsred-legged partridge - common western European partridge with red legs
partridge - small Old World gallinaceous game birds
Alectoris, genus Alectoris - a genus of Perdicidae
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Eggshell thickness variation in red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) from Spain.
The red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa is a galliform species native from the Mediterranean area and introduced in the United Kingdom (Cramp and Simmons 1980).
19.0 16.1 16.1 36.8 71.9 24.3 Apodemus flavicollis 42.9 37.4 20.2 36.8 65.6 25.2 Myodes glareolus 14.3 15.8 19.7 5.4 14.6 23.5 Garrulus glandarius 14.3 29.3 22.0 NA NA NA Turdus merula 4.8 14.3 8.0 10.5 14.3 3.9 Columba palumbus 4.8 14.3 14.0 NA NA NA Alectoris rufa NA NA NA 10.5 11.1 23.1
A singe strain of Tetratrichomonas gallinarum causes fatal typhlohepatitis in redlegged partridges (Alectoris rufa) to be distinguished from histomonosis.
An outbreak of neurological disease was investigated in red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa) 82-8 days old.
-- 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).
Pathogenesis and transmissibility of highly (H7N1) and low (H7N9) pathogenic avian influenza virus infection in red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa).
This is the first study to investigate whether pre-storage incubation (PRESI) of red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) eggs improves hatchability.
Evaluation of radiotagging techniques and their application to survival analysis of red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa chicks.--Ibis 154: 508-519.
Nervous signs associated with otitis and cranial osteomyelitis and with Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale infection in red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa).
Serum samples and brain tissue from 159 hunted-harvested wild red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa) and 13 common pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) were collected on 12 hunting properties from Cadiz (online Technical Appendix Figure, wwwnc.cdc.gov/ EID/article/19/6/13-0122-Techapp1.