Partridges, quails, pheasants and allies (Phasianidae)
Where to see them
Traditional strongholds appear to be parts of Wiltshire and Dorset, and in good years the Welsh Marches, East Anglia, low-lying parts of northern England and parts of southern Scotland can be occupied by calling birds. Very difficult to see - easier to hear, usually calling from grass or cereal fields.
When to see them
Arrives in late-April and May, staying until late summer.
What they eat
Seeds and insects
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