Difficult to distinguish from A.g. saxatilis, besides their separate range and paler plumage. This subspecies occurs down to sea-level. Feeds on plants and invertebrates. Resident.
This subspecies is endemic of Sicily and is mainly threatened by overhunting, loss of habitats and hybridization with reared partridges released.
yellow = summer visitor
green = resident
blue = winter visitor
Population : 1,000 / 2,000 pairs
back to list of threatened species