Name: Grey Partridge
Scientific name: Perdix perdix
Nature Stars: 50
About: A plump, round game bird. Grey-brown above, with an orange face, grey chest, orangy brown stripes down the flanks and a black horseshoe-shaped patch on the belly.Common in farmland, where they feed on seeds, leaves and small invertebrates. When disturbed,
How to identify: The orange face and black horseshoe-shaped patch on the belly immediately identifies the Grey Partridge.
Where: Found in England and the lowland parts of Scotland and Wales.
Fantastic fact: Also known as the English Partridge.
Photograph credit: Wildstock