Chukar Birds Likely to be Observed in Oregon

Location in Oregon
Blue is Winter range - Red is Summer range
Purple is Year-round range - Yellow is Migration range

Chukar range


Alectoris chukar - Locally common, this large European partridge prefers open, rocky, barren lands. Sexes are similar. Note cream-colored face with prominent black border. In flight (strong and direct), the reddish legs are visible. Eats grass-shoots, seeds, grain, and insects. The male calls chuk-ar.

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