Utah Bird Profile
 Chukar - Alectoris chukar

Name Roots: (Gr. alektor, "a cock" - chukar, [a range name for one of the races])

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a herbivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in high desert scrub and shrubsteppe habitats.
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