Utah Bird Profile
  Gray Partridge - Perdix perdix

Name Roots: (L. perdix, "a partridge"; [Minerva changed Perdix into a bird when he was pushed off a tower by his envious uncle ])

In Utah:  
by Paul Higgins

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: ground forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a granivore: ground gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in grassland and agriculture habitats.
How to find:  

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