Introduced from Eurasia, the Gray Partridge can be found in flat agricultural land along the length of the Canada-United States border.
Small chicken-like bird. Short neck and tail. Grayish brown back and chest. Dark reddish U-shaped belly patch. Chestnut barring on flanks. Face and throat reddish. Bill and legs gray. Short, rounded wings. Tail chestnut.
About the only way to get shots of these very nervous birds is by using a blind or using your car as a blind
Taken In Ottawa, Ontario, Canada