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Chukar Partridge

Alectoris chukar falki (Hartert, 1917)

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2009-04-25
Bartogai reservoir, Almaty oblast
© Raouf Bairashev

Description

General colour darker than shestoperovi and subpallida. Grey and wine tones of upper parts a bit more intense; contrast greater. Male wing length 155-175 (167), female 151-163 (158) mm.

Distribution

Inhabits Tien Shan, including Karatau ridge and Chu-Iliyskiye Mts as well as rocks on Ile and Kurty rivers.

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 shestoperovi
(Sushkin, 1927)
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Alectoris chukar subpallida
(Zarudny, 1914)
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Alectoris chukar dzungarica
(Sushkin, 1927)
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