Size of Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa) - L 35 cm- has snow-white chin, with regular and demarcated black frame which at bill-join reaches gape. Tied to high mountainous regions, mainly on rocky and craggy slopes. Feed on plants or invertebrates, depending of the season. Resident.
Habitat degradation and loss through the development of tourist industry and the abandonment of farming, overhunting and the decline of its range are the most important threats for this subspecies.
yellow = summer visitor
green = resident
blue = winter visitor
Population : 18,000 / 34,000 pairs
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