Sunday, 13 October 2013

Description of Chakor Partridge"National Bird"

The Chakor partridge or Chakor Eurasian upland gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidea. It has been considered to form a superspecies complex along with the Rock partridge, Phiby's partridge. Chakor is the national bird of Pakistan. His scientific name is Alectoris chakur. Its classification is Alectoris. Chakor partridge has well marked black and white bars on the flanks and a black band running from the forehead across the eye and running down the head to form a necklace that encloses a white throat. The chakor is the rotund 32-35 cm long partridge. It is very similar to Rock partridge (Alectoris graeca).  

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