Chukar

Alectoris chukar

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

CHUK

Code 6

ALECHU

ITIS

HEAD

Chukar Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Brown, yellow, orange, or reddish brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Orange-brown and blue-gray.
  • Throat Color: Buff to white.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chukar Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 36 cm (14 in)
  • Weight: 799 g (28.21 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Buff with heavy red-brown, buff and black barring on sides and flanks.
  • Upperparts: Orange-brown and blue-gray.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Chukar Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 51-58 cm (20-23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray with red-brown outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Gray, with red-brown outer feathers.
  • Leg Color: Red
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