Grey Partridge

The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a ground-dwelling (terrestrial) game bird, also known as the English Partridge or the Hungarian Partridge. It is a gallinaceous bird.

The Grey Partridge has a short, round body with a brown back, grey sides, and a grey chest. Its belly is white with a large chestnut horseshoe mark.

Grey Partridge

It is about 28-32 centimetres (11-13 inches) tall.

The Grey Partridge is common throughout Europe and western Asia.

The Grey Partridge eats seeds and insects.

The female lays about 20 eggs in a nest on the ground.

Grey Partridge
Grey Partridge
Grey Partridge
Grey Partridge

[Location of photographs: Tbilisi, Georgia]

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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