Taxon profile


Chukar Partridge
Alectoris chukar (J. E. Gray, 1830)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Phasianidae - pheasants and allies »  genus Alectoris

Scientific synonyms

Alectoris chukar asoica Lahony & Al-Rawy, 2010

Other names

= Chukar

Least Concern LC




Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subspecies Alectoris chukar chukar (J. E. Gray, 1830)

Alectoris chukar chukar

subspecies Alectoris chukar cypriotes Hartert, 1917 - Island Chukar

Alectoris chukar cypriotes

subspecies Alectoris chukar dzungarica Sushkin, 1927
subspecies Alectoris chukar falki Hartert, 1917
subspecies Alectoris chukar kleini Hartert, 1925
subspecies Alectoris chukar koroviakovi (Zarudny, 1914)
subspecies Alectoris chukar kurdestanica Meinertzhagen, 1923
subspecies Alectoris chukar pallescens (Hume, 1873)
subspecies Alectoris chukar pallida (Hume, 1873)
subspecies Alectoris chukar potanini Sushkin, 1927
subspecies Alectoris chukar pubescens (Swinhoe, 1871)
subspecies Alectoris chukar sinaica (Bonaparte, 1858) - Sinai Chukar

Alectoris chukar sinaica

subspecies Alectoris chukar subpallida (Zarudny, 1914)
subspecies Alectoris chukar werae (Zarudny & Loudon, 1904)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Alectoris chukar]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22678691]

Bird Life [] [as Alectoris chukar (Gray, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96437]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Alectoris chukar (J. E. Gray, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Alectoris chukar (Gray, JE, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Alectoris chukar J. E. Gray, 1830]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Alectoris chukar (J. E. Gray, 1830)]
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Alectoris chukar (J. E. Gray, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků, Česká společnost ornitologická [as Alectoris chukar]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Alectoris chukar]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Alectoris chukar]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Alectoris chukar]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Alectoris chukar]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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