Red-legged Partridge

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Colouring Brown upper, black barred flanks, red legs
Voice Deep gobblng and hissing
Feeds on Leaves, shoots, berries, acorns, seeds
Flight Runs more than flies, rapid wing beats
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Red-legged Partridge
Red-legged Partridge
Page Last Updated 10/27/2019 9:50:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Species Alectoris rufa
Category Gamebirds
StdName Red-legged Partridge
Vital Statistics
Length 12.6 to 13.4 ins
Weight 14.2 to 19.5 ozs
Wingspan 17.7 to 19.7 ins
Lifespan 1 to 6 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Red-legged Partridge (Species=Alectoris rufa / Standard Name=Red-legged Partridge)