The chukar partridge or chukar (Alectoris chukar) is a Eurasian upland game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It has been considered to form a super species complex along with the rock partridge.
The chukar is a rotund 32–35 cm long partridge, with a light brown back, grey breast, and buff belly. The shades vary across the various populations. The face is white with a black gorget. It has rufous-streaked flanks, red legs and coral red bill. Sexes are similar, the female slightly smaller in size and lacking the spur. This partridge has its native range in Asia, including Israel, Kurdistan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, along the inner ranges of the Western Himalayas to Nepal.
English name: Chukar partridge
Binomial name: Alectoris chukar
Species: A. chukar