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Photo by Seyed Babak Musavi
Gaz river Iran, May 2006
Ammoperdix griseogularis

Identification

22-25 cm

  • Rounded body
  • Sandy-brown plumage
  • Wavy white and brown flank stripes
  • Grey head
  • Black stripe through the eye
  • White cheek patch
  • White spleckling on neck sides

Female is much duller

Similar Species

Female with Juveniles
Photo by ghaffar
Hormozgan, Bastak, Kookherd, Nerg e Gol modonu, Iran, July 2010

Sand Partridge

Distribution

Arid south-east Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran and Pakistan.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Dry, open and hilly country.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes seeds and insects.

Breeding

It nests in a ground scrape and 8-16 eggs are laid.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Wikipedia

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.1

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