The number of representatives of field game includes a few species, the grey partridge is one of them. Many attribute it to resemblance to an ordinary domestic chicken, this is partly true, the appearance and behavior are really similar, but still there is a significant difference between them. It is at least half the size of its domestic relatives, and the weight of adult birds does not exceed 500 g.
The General color of the plumage can be described as gray-ash-brown. In the anterior part of the abdomen, males have a rust-colored spot with a white border, in females it is smaller, and in some cases it is absent at all. Continue reading