Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # O_2012-08


Photos of
Gray Partridge
from the
Utah Birds Photo Gallery

Common name:

Gray Partridge

Scientific name: [Perdix perdix]
Date: 11-13-12
Time: 8:00- 5:00 pm
Length of time observed: 2 days
Number: 2
Age: mature
Sex: male and female
Location: Emigration canyon
County: salt lake county
Latilong: ?
Elevation: 5600
Distance to bird: 15 yards
Optical equipment: binoculars
Weather: sunny
Light Conditions: bright
Description:        Size of bird: between chukar and quail
(Description:)       Basic Shape: round
(Description:)  Overall Pattern: cinnamon stripes on sides, male's head was a darker red
(Description:)            Bill Type:  
Field Marks and
Identifying Characteristics:
Song or call & method of delivery:  
Behavior: eating grass where we had plowed the snow
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted: sibleys
Description from: From memory
Observer: jane wallace
Observer's address:  
Observer's e-mail address: **
Other observers who independently identified this bird:  
Date prepared: 11-16-12
Additional material:  
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