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Chukar Partridge

Alectoris chukar shestoperovi (Sushkin, 1927)

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2007-05-12
Kaundy depression, Mangyshlak peninsula
© Andrey Kovalenko

Description

General colour light. Crown brownish, slightly pinkish. Olive colour on lower back well expressed. Black cross strips on flanks wide enough. Male wing length 160-168 (162), female 152-160 (156) mm.

Distribution

Breeding on Mangyshlak and in Ustyurt.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 2. Алма-Ата, 1962. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999.

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relative taxons

Alectoris chukar
(J.E.Gray, 1830)
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Alectoris chukar subpallida
(Zarudny, 1914)
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Alectoris chukar falki
(Hartert, 1917)
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Alectoris chukar dzungarica
(Sushkin, 1927)
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