Scientific name: Perdix perdix
The Grey Partridge is a good-looking, plump gamebird that prefers the ground to pear trees! Found on farmland and grassland, it is under threat from loss of habitat.
Average lifespan: 3 years
Classified in the UK as Red under the Birds of Conservation Concern 4: the Red List for Birds (2015). Priority Species under the UK Post-2010 Biodiversity Framework.