red legs; white throat; black neck band, spotted breast (Spain; 2006-06-10)

Red-legged Partridge
Alectoris rufa

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: a chunky phasianid that is similar to the Chukar Partridge but with black spotting on the upper breast and neck below the black neck band; prefers dry and stony locations.

red bill, eye patch; chestnut-barred sides; grey back (Spain; 2006-06-10)