family Phasianidae


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Noun1.family Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
genus Gallus, Gallus - common domestic birds and related forms
phasianid - a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
genus Phasianus, Phasianus - type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
genus Afropavo - Congo peafowl
Argusianus, genus Argusianus - argus pheasants
Chrysolophus, genus Chrysolophus - golden pheasants
Colinus, genus Colinus - New World quail: the bobwhites
Coturnix, genus Coturnix - Old World quail
genus Odontophorus, Odontophorus - genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family
genus Pavo, Pavo - peafowl
genus Lofortyx, Lofortyx - California quail
genus Tragopan - a genus of Phasianidae
Numididae, Numidinae, subfamily Numididae, subfamily Numidinae - guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar
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The Chukor or Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar) is a game bird of family Phasianidae. In Pakistan it occurs in a wide range of rough, sloping and dry regions rising to the higher foothill valleys of the internal Himalayan ranges and western Himalayas and plains, Balochistan, and dry hillsides of the Punjab and Sindh.
Grouse belong to the family Phasianidae, along with pheasants, quail, and partridges.
It is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae.