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Red-Legged Partridge High up on a Roof

Observed: 1st May 2011 By: JaneCJaneC’s reputation in BirdsJaneC’s reputation in Birds
Red-Legged Partridge High up on a Roof
Red-Legged Partridge High up on a Roof 1
Red-Legged Partridge High up on a Roof 1 2
Description:

We have seen red-legged partridges in the garden but never high up on a house roof. This one (on the left) chased off the wood pigeon (right)and stayed on the roof for some time, calling loudly.

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Carstairs's picture

new

New one on me too.

itsmeal's picture

partridge on a roof

Sounds like could be mating behaviour, similar to Lekking in other grouse species

Alan Edwards