Partridges, quails, pheasants and allies (Phasianidae)
Where to see them
They are traditionally found in lowland arable areas of Great Britain from the chalk areas in the south, into East Anglia, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, reaching into the north of England and the East of Scotland as far as Aberdeenshire. There are small populations in other parts such as the permanent rushy pastures in the north Pennines. They are largely absent from N Ireland.
When to see them
All year round.
What they eat
Leaves, seeds and insects
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