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Blagdon Lake Birds

Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa [Linnaeus, 1758] C1

Red-legged Partridge A. r. rufa

(Extremely rare IR)


  1. One, not aged, 16th May 1993 (per A.H. Davis).
  2. One, not aged, 14th Sep. 2018 (M. Hynam, N.R. Milbourne).
  3. One, not aged, 5th Nov. 2018 (M. Johnson, J. Tonkin).
  4. Two, not aged, 28th March 2019 (N.R. Milbourne).
  5. One, not aged, 25th Sep. 2020 (M. Hynam).



This species is put down for sporting purposes (shooting) in limited numbers locally. 


Bibliography (sources of information):

  1. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1993. Avon Ornithological Group.
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