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Matawinie, Quebec, Canada
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Galliformes > Phasianidae

Gray Partridge

Perdix perdix

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Quail-like bird, found primarily in agricultural fields and edges in small flocks. Plump, grayish-brown overall with salmon-colored face and broken rufous stripes on sides. Only male has dark belly patch; female generally more washed out. Look for rufous edges of tail in flight. Native in Eurasia and introduced to North America, primarily along the Canada-United States border.

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