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Other Names: Arabian Rock Partridge, Arabian Red-legged Partridge, Arabian Chukar, Ruppell's Partridge
Range: Southern Saudi Arabia.
Subspecies: Two according to Johnsgard: Alectoris melanocephala melanocephala and A. m. quichardi.
Habitat: Rocky hillsides and grassy slopes to 4500 feet. Will often feed on cultivated lands.
Status in Wild: Not well known, but believed to be locally common.
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