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Perdicinae

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Perdicinae

Perdicinae is a subfamily of birds in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. They are a non-migratory Old World group. These are medium-sized birds, and are native to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. They are ground-nesting seed-eaters. The subfamily includes the partridges, the snowcocks, the francolins, the spurfowl and the Old World quail.

Species list in taxonomic order

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