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Red-legged Partridge

Alectoris rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa) is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. It is sometimes known as French Partridge, to distinguish it from the Grey or English Partridge. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Alectoris

Scientific:
  Alectoris rufa

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.160

Protonym:
  Tetrao rufus

Avibase ID:
  F71E0BE60C5B3C98

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F71E0BE6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175913

Geographic range:

  • Alectoris rufa rufa: France, nw Italy, Elba and Corsica
  • Alectoris rufa hispanica: N and w Iberian Peninsula
  • Alectoris rufa intercedens: E and s Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands
English:
Red-legged Partridge
Catalan:
Perdiu roja
Czech:
orebice rudá
Danish:
Rødhøne
German:
Rothuhn
Spanish:
Perdiz Roja
Spanish (Spain):
Perdiz Roja
Finnish:
punapyy
French:
Perdrix rouge
Croatian:
Crvenonoga jarebica
Hungarian:
vörös fogoly
Icelandic:
Sandhæna
Italian:
Pernice rossa
Japanese (romaji):
akaashiiwashako
Japanese:
アカアシイワシャコ
Lithuanian:
Raudonkojis keklikas
Dutch:
Rode Patrijs
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudhøne
Norwegian:
Rødhøne
Polish:
góropatwa czerwona
Portuguese:
Perdiz-comum
Russian:
Красный кеклик
Slovak:
kuropta červená
Serbian:
Španska kamenjarka
Swedish:
rödhöna
Ukrainian:
Кеклик червононогий
Chinese:
红腿石鸡
Chinese (Traditional):
紅腳石雞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Perdrix rouge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Perdrix rouge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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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:
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Alectoris rufa [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Alectoris rufa [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Alectoris rufa [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-legged Partridge ( Alectoris rufa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alectoris rufa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Alectoris rufa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Perdiz colorada, Perdiz Roxa
Belarusian: Чырвоная каменная курапатка
Bulgarian: Червен кеклик
Breton: Klujar ruz
Catalan: Perdiu, Perdiu roja
Catalan (Balears): Perdiu
Czech: orebice, Orebice rudá
Welsh: Petrisen goesgoch
Danish: Rødhøne
German: Rothuhn
Greek: Κoκκιvoπέρδικα, Κοκκινοπέρδικα
English: Red-legged Partridge
English, HBW: Red-legged Partridge
English (IOC): Red-legged Partridge
English (United States): Red-legged Partridge
Esperanto: Ruĝa perdriko
Spanish: Perdiz Común, Perdiz Roja
Spanish (Spain): Perdiz Roja
Spanish (HBW): Perdiz roja
Estonian: Lääne kivikana, lääne-kivikana
Basque: Eper gorri, Eper gorria, Perdiu roja
Finnish: Punapyy
Faroese: Gjørðut høna
French: Perdrix rouge
Friulian: catôr ros, pernîs rosse
Frisian: Reade patriis
Irish: Patraisc Chosdearg
Gaelic: Cearc-Thomain Dearg-Chasach, Peurtag dhearg-chasach
Galician: Perdiu roja, Perdiz, perdiz común, Perdiz rubia
Manx: Patrag yiarg-chassagh
Hebrew: חגלה אדמונית, חוגלה אדמונית
Croatian: Crvenonoga jarebica, Riđa jarebica
Hungarian: vörös fogoly
Icelandic: Sandhæna
Italian: Pernice rossa
Japanese (romaji): akaashiiwashako
Japanese: アカアシイワシャコ
Cornish: Grugyar gar ruth
Scientific: Alectoris rufa, Alectoris rufa rufa, Tetrao rufus
Luxembourgish: Routhong
Lithuanian: Raudonkojis keklikas
Latvian: kalnu irbe
Macedonian: Пиринејска еребица камењарка
Maltese: Ħaġla ħamra, ħaġla ta' Spanja
Dutch: Rode Patrijs
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudhøne
Norwegian: Rødhøne
Polish: góropatwa czerwona, kuropatwa czerwona
Portuguese: Perdiz, perdiz comum, Perdiz(-comum), Perdiz-comum
Portuguese (Madeira): Perdiz-vermelha
Portuguese (Portugal): Perdiz-comum, perdiz-vermelha
Romansh: Pernisch cotschna
Rhaeto-Romance: Pernisch cotschna
Romanian: Potârniche roşie
Russian: Красная куропатка, Красный кеклик, Рыжая горная куропатка
Northern Sami: Ruksesvuoncci, Ruksesvuonccis
Slovak: Kuropatka červená, Kuropta červená
Slovenian: španska kotorna
Albanian: Thëllëza e kuqe
Serbian: Španska kamenjarka
Swedish: Rödhöna
Turkish: Kızıl Keklik
Ukrainian: Кеклик червононогий
Chinese: 红腿石鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 紅腳石雞

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