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Chukar
Alectoris chukar (Gray, JE, 1830)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Alectoris

Scientific:
  Alectoris chukar

Citation:
  (Gray, JE, 1830)

Reference:
  Ill.Ind.Zool.[Hardwicke] 1 pt2 pl.54

Protonym:
  Perdix Chukar

Avibase ID:
  87CBEBF7C53AF64C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175908

Geographic range:

  • Alectoris chukar chukar: E Afghanistan to e Nepal
  • Alectoris chukar werae: E Iraq and sw Iran
  • Alectoris chukar cypriotes: SE Bulgaria to s Syria, Crete, Rhodes, and Cyprus
  • Alectoris chukar sinaica: N Syrian Desert south to Sinai Peninsula
  • Alectoris chukar kurdestanica: Caucasus Mountains to Iran
  • Alectoris chukar dzungarica: NW Mongolia to Russian Altai and e Tibet
  • Alectoris chukar falki: N-central Afghanistan to Pamirs and w China (w Xinjiang)
  • Alectoris chukar koroviakovi: E Iran to Pakistan
  • Alectoris chukar potanini: W Mongolia
  • Alectoris chukar pubescens: Inner Mongolia to nw Sichuan and e Qinghai
  • Alectoris chukar subpallida: Tajikistan (Kyzl Kum and Kara Kum mountains)
  • Alectoris chukar pallescens: NE Afghanistan to Ladakh and w Tibet
  • Alectoris chukar pallida (pallida): NW China (Tarim basin of w Xinjiang)
  • Alectoris chukar pallida (fallax): NW China (e and s Tien Shan Mountains of Xinjiang)
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Chukar
Czech:
  orebice čukar
German:
  Chukarhuhn
Danish:
  Chukarhøne
Spanish:
  Perdiz chúcar
Finnish:
  vuoripyy
French:
  Perdrix choukar
Icelandic:
  Berghæna
Italian:
  Coturnice orientale
Japanese:
  iwashako
Japanese:
  イワシャコ
Dutch:
  Aziatische Steenpatrijs
Norwegian:
  Berghøne
Polish:
  góropatwa azjatycka
Portuguese:
  Perdiz-chukar
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Chukar
Russian:
  Азиатская каменная куропатка
Slovak:
  kuropta čukar
Swedish:
  berghöna
Chinese:
  石鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Perdrix choukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Perdrix choukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Chukar Partridge ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Chukar ( Alectoris chukar) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Alectoris chukar [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Alectoris chukar [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Alectoris graeca [sensu lato] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Asiatiese Patrys, Kleinrooivalk
Arabic: الشنار (الحجل), الشنّار
Azerbaijani: Kelik
Bulgarian: Планински кеклик, Тракийски кеклик
Catalan: Perdiu chukar, Perdiu grega
Catalan (Balears): Perdiu grega
Czech: Orebice cukar, orebice čukar, Orebice horská
Danish: Chukarhøne
German: Chukar Steinhuhn, Chukarhuhn, Chukarsteinhuhn, Steinhuhn
Greek: Νησιώτικη πέρδικα, Περδίκι
Greek (Cypriot): Περδίκι
English: Chucor, Chukar, Chukar Partridge, Chukor, Chukor Partridge, Indian Chukor, Rock partridge
English (India): Chukar Partridge
Esperanto: Rokperdriko
Spanish: Perdiz Chucar, Perdiz chúcar, Perdiz chukar, Perdiz turca
Spanish (Spain): Perdiz Chucar
Spanish (Mexico): perdiz chukar
Estonian: aasia kivikana, Kalju kivikana
Persian: کبک معمولی
Finnish: Vuoripyy
French: Perdrix bartavelle, Perdrix choukar, Perdrix chukar
Irish: Patraisc tiucair
Hebrew: חגלה, חגלה הסלע, חגלת הסלעים, חוגלה, חוגלת סלעים
Croatian: Čukar, Istočna jarebica
Hungarian: Csukár
Armenian: [Karakakav ], Քարակաքավ
Icelandic: Berghæna
Italian: Choukar, Chukar, Ciukar, Coturnice, Coturnice orientale
Japanese: iwashako, Iwa-shako
Japanese: イワシャコ
Japanese (Kanji): 岩鷓鴣
Georgian: კაკაბი
Kazakh: Кекілік, Ұлар
Kazakh (Transliteration): kekilik
Latin: Alectoris chukar, Alectoris chukar kakelik, Alectoris graeca, Perdix chukar
Lithuanian: Akmeninis keklikas, Kalninis keklikas, Keklikas
Latvian: čukora
Macedonian: Еребица, Еребица камењарка
Mongolian: Хахилаг, Эрээнхавирга хахилаг
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠡᠷᠢᠶᠠᠨ ᠬᠠᠪᠢᠷᠠᠭ᠎ᠠ ᠬᠠᠬᠢᠯᠠᠭ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠠᠬᠢᠯᠠᠭ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Гогоо тахиа, Хушуу улаан ятуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): ereeŋ-khav'rag khakh'lag, gogoo takhia, khakh'lag, khoshuu ulaaŋ yatuu
Dutch: Aziatische Steen Patrijs, Aziatische Steenpartijs, Aziatische Steenpatrijs, Chukar patrijs, Steenpatrijs
Norwegian: Balkanhøne, Berghøne, Steinhøne
Polish: góropatwa azjatycka, Góropatwa skalna, Kuropatwa górska, Kuropatwa skalna
Pinyin: shí-jī
Portuguese: perdiz chukar, Perdiz-chucar, Perdiz-chukar
Portuguese (Portugal): Perdiz-chucar
Romansh: pernisch da gonda
Russian: Keklik, Азиатская каменная куропатка, Азиатский кэклик, Каменная куропатка, Кеклик
Slovak: kuropatka horská, kuropta čukar, Kuropta horská
Slovenian: turška kotorna
Serbian: Jarebica kamenjarka, Јаребица каменјарка
Swedish: Berghöna, Stenhöna
Turkish: Kaya Kekliği, Kaya Keklişi, Kayakekliği, Keklik, Kınalı keklik, Kırmızı Keklik, kynaly keklik, Taşkekliği, Кекілік
Tuvinian: Даг торлаазы, Кеклик
Ukrainian: Кеклик
Chinese: [duola ji], [gaga ji], [hong-tui ji], [shi-ji], 嘎嘎鸡, 朵拉鸡, 石 鸡, 石雞, 石鸡, 红腿鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 石雞

 

         

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