A chukar partridge nestled in the grass.
chukar definition by Webster's New World
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an Asian and European partridge (Alectoris chukar), with red bill and feet, chestnut-colored above and white or gray below: successfully introduced into W U.S.
Origin: Hindi cakor ; from Sanskrit cakōra ; from Indo-European echoic base an unverified form kāu-, to scream from source howl
chukar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Eurasian partridge (Alectoris chukar) with grayish-brown plumage and red legs and bill, introduced into western North America as a game bird.
Origin: Hindi cakor, from Sanskrit cakoraḥ.