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Szechenyi's Partridge

Tetraophasis szechenyii

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Large terrestrial bird of alpine shrublands and meadows. Matte brown overall, with red skin around the eye, white barring on the back, rusty throat, and rusty flank striping. Forages in pairs in grassy areas near cover; male has a larger red eye patch than female and is marginally larger. Song is comprised of loud, squeaky, inflected clucks.

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