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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Background: Coturnice di Sicilia (Alectoris graeca whitakeri)is a subspecies of rock partridge endemic to Sicily that is included in Annex I of the Birds Directive.
APP learnt on Friday that Hazarganji Chiltan National Park Quetta that stretches over 32,500 acres of land, habitats a large number of species of animals and birds including -Chiltan wildgoat or Markhor, Suleiman Markhor, Urial sheep, wolf, Jackal, Red fox, and Desert hare, species of birds include Houbara bustard, Griffon vulture, Egyptian vulture, Honey buzzard, Laggar falcon, Peregrine falcon, Kestrel, Indian sparrow hawk, Scops owl, Common cuckoo, European bee-eater, Rock partridge, European nightjar, Long-billed pipit, Orphean warbler, Variable wheatear, Blue rock thrush, Stonechat, and Lichtensteins desert finch and reptiles- Monitor lizard, Russells viper, Saw scaled viper and Spiny tailed lizard.
Variation in egg shell thickness has not been reported to our knowledge for any partridge species in the wild, and has only been reported for Rock Partridge (Alectoris graeca) in a game farm (0.