Definition of Perdix perdix
1. Noun. Common European partridge.
Generic synonyms: Partridge
Group relationships: Genus Perdix, Perdix
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perdix Perdix
Literary usage of Perdix perdix
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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... saxatilis and Perdix perdix perdix). Blackcocks, Pheasants and Tetrastes bonasia, Kingfishers (Alcedo ispida), I found only once. ..."
2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... the oldest generic name is also Perdix, and the species has to be called Perdix perdix (L.), I can only say that I am sorry, but it cannot be helped. ..."