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Rock Partridge

Alectoris graeca (Meisner, CFA 1804)

The rock partridge or common rock partridge is a gamebird in the pheasant family, Phasianidae, of the order Galliformes. It is native to southern Europe, and is closely related and very similar to its eastern equivalent, the chukar partridge, A. chukar. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Alectoris
Scientific:
  Alectoris graeca


Original description

Citation:
  (Meisner, CFA 1804)

Reference:
   Syst. Verz. Vög. Schweiz

Protonym:
  Perdix graeca


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  44437074E18EB422

Avibase ID:
  avibase-44437074

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/44437074


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175910


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Alectoris graeca graeca: Balkans (except for western Balkan Peninsula)
  • Alectoris graeca saxatilis: Alps (France to Austria) and the western Balkans
  • Alectoris graeca orlandoi: Italy (Apennine Mountains)
  • Alectoris graeca whitakeri: Sicily
English:
Rock Partridge
Catalan:
Perdiu grega
Czech:
orebice horská
Danish:
Stenhøne
German:
Steinhuhn
Spanish:
Perdiz Griega
Spanish (Spain):
Perdiz Griega
Finnish:
kivikkopyy
French:
Perdrix bartavelle
Croatian:
Jarebica Kamenjarka
Hungarian:
Szirtifology
Icelandic:
Steinhæna
Italian:
Coturnice
Japanese (romaji):
haiiroiwashako
Japanese:
ハイイロイワシャコ
Lithuanian:
Akmeninis keklikas
Dutch:
Steenpatrijs
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Steinhøne
Norwegian:
Steinhøne
Polish:
góropatwa skalna
Portuguese:
perdiz-grega
Russian:
Европейский кеклик
Slovak:
kuropta horská
Serbian:
Kamenjarka
Swedish:
stenhöna
Ukrainian:
Кеклик європейський
Chinese:
欧石鸡
Chinese (Traditional):
歐石雞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Perdrix bartavelle ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Perdrix bartavelle ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca)
Clements, version 2021:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Rock Partridge ( Alectoris graeca) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alectoris graeca [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alectoris graeca [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Asiatiese Patrys
Arabic: الشنّار
Asturian: Perdiz griega
Azerbaijani: Kelik
Belarusian: Курапатка-кеклік
Bulgarian: Планински кеклик
Breton: Klujar-roc'h
Catalan: Perdiu de roca, Perdiu grega
Catalan (Balears): Perdiu grega
Montenegrin: jarebica kamenjarka, јаребица камењарка
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): јаребица камењарка
Czech: orebice, Orebice horská
Welsh: Petrisen graig
Danish: Stenhøne
German: Steinhuhn
Greek: Πετρoπέρδικα, Πετροπέρδικα
English: Rock Partridge
English, HBW: Rock Partridge
English (IOC): Rock Partridge
English (United States): Rock Partridge
Esperanto: Rokperdriko
Spanish: Perdiz Griega
Spanish (Spain): Perdiz Griega
Spanish (HBW): Perdiz griega
Spanish (Mexico): perdiz chukar
Estonian: Kalju kivikana, kalju-kivikana
Basque: Eper greziar
Finnish: Kivikkopyy
French: Alectorine bartavelle, Perdrix bartavelle
Friulian: catôr
Frisian: Stienpatriis
Irish: Patraisc charraige
Galician: Perdiz grega
Manx: Patrag chreggey
Hebrew: חגלה יונית, חוגלה יוונית
Croatian: Jarebica Kamenjarka
Hungarian: Csukár, Szirti fogoly, Szirtifology
Armenian: Քարակաքավ
Icelandic: Steinhæna
Italian: Coturnice
Japanese (romaji): haiiroiwashako
Japanese: ハイイロイワシャコ
Georgian: კაკაბი
Kazakh: Кекілік
Scientific: Alectoris graeca, Alectoris graeca graeca, Perdix graeca
Luxembourgish: Steenhong
Lithuanian: Akmeninis keklikas
Latvian: klinšu irbe
Macedonian: Еребица камењарка
Maltese: ħaġla tal-blat
Dutch: Steen Patrijs, Steenhoen, Steenpartijs, Steenpatrijs
Norwegian Nynorsk: Steinhøne
Norwegian: Steinhøne
Polish: góropatwa skalna, kuropatwa skalna
Portuguese: perdiz grega, Perdiz-das-rochas, Perdiz-grega
Portuguese (Portugal): Perdiz-grega
Romansh: Pernisch da gonda
Rhaeto-Romance: Pernisch da gonda
Romanian: Potârniche de stâncă
Russian: Европейская каменная куропатка, Европейский кеклик, Каменная куропатка, Кеклик
Northern Sami: Juovvavuonccis
Slovak: kuropatka horská, Kuropta horská
Slovenian: kotorna
Albanian: Thelleza e malit, Thëllëza e malit
Serbian: Jarebica kamenjarka, Kamenjarka, Јаребица каменјарка
Swedish: Stenhöna
Turkmen: barlag käkilik
Turkish: Kaya Kekliği, Kaya Keklişi, Kayakekliği, Kırmızı Keklik, Taşkekliği
Ukrainian: Кеклик, Кеклик європейський
Chinese: 欧石鸡, 石雞
Chinese (Traditional): 歐石雞

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