rock partridge

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Related to rock partridge: Alectoris graeca, Chukar partridge
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Noun1.rock partridge - of mountainous areas of southern Europerock partridge - of mountainous areas of southern Europe
partridge - small Old World gallinaceous game birds
Alectoris, genus Alectoris - a genus of Perdicidae
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It was found that of all partridges in Turkey such as rock partridge (Alectoris graeca Meister), grey partridge (Perdix perdix), sand (desert) partridge (Ammoperdix griseogularis Brandt) and caspian snowcock (Tetragaollus caspius Gm.) in Turkey, RLP was the most widespread (Kiziroglu, 1983; Yilmaz and Tepli, 2009).
Tyrrell have all said that kasba means 'white partridge.' Samuel Hearne called present-day Kasba Lake "Rock Partridge" in his 1771 account of his exploration.