Arabian Partridge

(Alectoris melanocephala)

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Alectoris melanocephala
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Scientific Information

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.

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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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(l to r): 1, Glen Browning.



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