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Alectoris - Chukar Partridge, Red-Legged Partridge, Rock Partridge, Barbary Partridge, Philby's Partridge (Paperback) Loot Price: R175 Discovery Miles 1 750
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Alectoris chukar chukarAlectoris chukar cypriotesAlectoris chukar dzungaricaAlectoris chukar falkiAlectoris chukar kleiniAlectoris chukar koroviakoviAlectoris chukar kurdestanicaAlectoris chukar pallescensAlectoris chukar pallidaAlectoris chukar potaniniAlectoris chukar pubescensAlectoris chukar sinaicaAlectoris chukar subpallidaAlectoris chukar werae The Chukar, Alectoris chukar, is a Eurasian upland gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. Other common names of this bird include 'Chukker' (sometimes misspelled as 'Chuker'), 'Indian Chukar', 'Chukar Partridge', 'Red-legged Partridge', 'Rock Partridge', 'Indian Hill Partridge', 'Chukka', 'Chukkar', 'Chukor', 'Chukore', 'Chikone', 'Kabk', 'Kau-Kau', and 'Keklik'. The Chukar is a rotund 3235 cm (1314 in) long bird, with a light brown back, grey breast, and buff belly. The face is white with a black gorget. It has rufous-streaked flanks and red legs. When disturbed, it prefers to run rather than fly, but if necessary it flies a short distance on rounded wings. It is very similar to the Rock Partridge (Alectoris graeca) but is browner on the back and has a yellowish tinge to the foreneck. The sharply defined gorget distinguishes this species from the Red-legged Partridge. Their song is a noisy chuck-chuck-chukar-chukar. This partridge has its native range in Eurasia, India, the Kashmir region, Baluchistan Pakistan, Afghanistan in the east to southeastern Europe in the west, and is closely related and similar to its western equivalent, the Red-legged Partridge, Alectoris rufa. It has been introduced widely for game hunters, and became established in the United States Rocky Mountains, Canada, New Zealand and Hawaii. It has also been ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=444154

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-32887-1
Barcode: 9781158328871
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-32887-7

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