Definition of Mountain partridge

1. Noun. California partridge; slightly larger than the California quail.

Exact synonyms: Mountain Quail, Oreortyx Picta Palmeri
Generic synonyms: Partridge
Group relationships: Genus Oreortyx, Oreortyx



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Partridge

mountain lady's slipper
mountain laurel
mountain lily
mountain lion
mountain lions
mountain male fern
mountain man
mountain maple
mountain mint
mountain nyala
mountain oak
mountain oysters
mountain paca
mountain parsley fern
mountain partridge (current term)
mountain peak
mountain phlox
mountain pine
mountain pride
mountain quail
mountain range
mountain ranges
mountain reindeer
mountain rice
mountain rimu
mountain ringlet
mountain ringlets
mountain rose

Literary usage of Mountain partridge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Naturalist's Library by William Jardine (1834)
"THE mountain partridge. Perdix cinerea.—var. Montana. • PLATE II. THIS variety has been said to be more frequently found in alpine districts than in ..."

2. Upland Game Birds by Edwyn Sandys, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1902)
"Plumage very beautiful with sharply contrasting markings. The genus embraces one species and two subspecies, viz.: O. pictus, the mountain partridge; ..."

3. Upland Game Birds by Edwyn Sandys, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1902)
"Plumage very beautiful with sharply contrasting markings. The genus embraces one species and two subspecies, viz.: O. pictus, the mountain partridge; ..."

4. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"mountain partridge. — Oreortyx pictus. FAMILY : The Grouse, Partridges, Quails, ... THE mountain partridge of the coast belt is so nearly like the plumed ..."

5. The Gallinaceous Game Birds of North America, Including the Partridges by Daniel Giraud Elliot (1897)
"mountain partridge. A LONG the western slopes of the Coast Range in Cali- fornia ... The food of the mountain partridge is like that of all its relatives, ..."

6. Our Feathered Game: A Handbook of the North American Game Birds by Dwight Williams Huntington (1903)
"The crest or plume of the mountain partridge consists of two straight black ... THE mountain partridge The mountain partridge and the sub-species known as ..."

7. The Naturalist's Library by William Jardine (1834)
"THE mountain partridge. Perdix cinerea.—var. Montana. • PLATE II. THIS variety has been said to be more frequently found in alpine districts than in ..."

8. Upland Game Birds by Edwyn Sandys, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1902)
"Plumage very beautiful with sharply contrasting markings. The genus embraces one species and two subspecies, viz.: O. pictus, the mountain partridge; ..."

9. Upland Game Birds by Edwyn Sandys, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1902)
"Plumage very beautiful with sharply contrasting markings. The genus embraces one species and two subspecies, viz.: O. pictus, the mountain partridge; ..."

10. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"mountain partridge. — Oreortyx pictus. FAMILY : The Grouse, Partridges, Quails, ... THE mountain partridge of the coast belt is so nearly like the plumed ..."

11. The Gallinaceous Game Birds of North America, Including the Partridges by Daniel Giraud Elliot (1897)
"mountain partridge. A LONG the western slopes of the Coast Range in Cali- fornia ... The food of the mountain partridge is like that of all its relatives, ..."

12. Our Feathered Game: A Handbook of the North American Game Birds by Dwight Williams Huntington (1903)
"The crest or plume of the mountain partridge consists of two straight black ... THE mountain partridge The mountain partridge and the sub-species known as ..."

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