Red-legged Partridge

Name: Red-legged Partridge

Scientific name: Alectoris rufa

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 40

What are nature stars?

About: A plump, round game bird. Sandy grey-brown above, with a white throat surrounded by a black necklace and with intricately barred grey, black and brown sides.Common in farmland, where they feed on seeds, leaves and small invertebrates. When disturbed, they

How to identify: The white face and black necklace, with a bright red beak and pink red legs immediately identifies the Red-legged Partridge.

Where: Found in England and the lowland parts of eastern Scotland and Wales.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 10
  • Agility: 20
  • Rarity: 40
  • Cute factor: 60
  • Traveller: 20

Fantastic fact: Also known as the French Partridge, was introduced to Britain from western Europe.

Photograph credit: tbc


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