Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara


BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Clarke, T. 2006. Birds of the Atlantic Islands. Christopher Helm, London.

Madge, S.; McGowan, P. 2002. Pheasants, partridges and grouse: including buttonquails, sandgrouse and allies. Christopher Helm, London.

McGowan, P.J.K. & Kirwan, G.M. 2013. Barbary Partridge (Alectoris barbara). In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D.A. Christie, and E. de Juana (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Mocci Demartis, A. and Massoli-Novelli, R. 1978. [Distribution characteristics and feasibility of releases of the Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara (Bonnaterre)]. Bollettino della Societa Sarda di Scienze Naturali 17: 71-107.

Tucker, G.M. and Heath, M.F. 1994. Birds in Europe: their conservation status. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Znari, M. 1998. Nesting and egg production in a Moroccan population of Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara (Aves: Phasianidae). In: N.J Adams and R.H. Slotow (eds), Proceedings of the 22 International Ornithological Congress, Durban. Ostrich 69: 160.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Galliformes Specialist Group

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from European Red List of Birds (BirdLife International 2015)

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Alectoris barbara. Downloaded from on 27/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/06/2022.