Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa

Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa

The red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. It is sometimes known as French partridge, to distinguish it from the English or grey partridge. This partridge breeds naturally in southwestern Europe (France, Iberia and northwest Italy).

Factsheet: Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 


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