Partridge, Mongolian Partridge, Bearded PartridgeBody Length: 28-32 cm
Russian: Бородатая куропатка
French: Perdrix de
Mongolian: Дагуурын ятуу, Дагуур ятуу
Japanese: ヤマウズラ (Yama-uzura)
Wing span: 53-57 cm
Breeding season: April-July
Egg number: 8-15 (occasionally 20-25)
Egg colour: Uniform shades of buff, brown or
olive rarely tiny dark spots.
Brood: 1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least Concern
Food: Seeds, roots, flowers, buds, juicy
leaves, and other parts of green plants.
Habitat: Nests on the ground with tall
vegetation, dense shrubs, and bushes on rocky slopes and hillsides, narrow
dried river beds in forest steppe, mountain steppe, steppe river valleys. Nest
Is a shallow hollow, usually sheltered by taller plants, and lined with dead
grasses and leaves.