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a grey partridge

Grey Partridge Perdix perdix

The grey partridge is a medium-sized bird with a distinctive orange face. Flies with whirring wings and occasional glides, showing a chestnut tail. It is strictly a ground bird, never likely to be found in pear trees!  Image: Neil Rolph (Flickr).

Find out more: RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife TrustiNaturalist, Avi Birds video

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