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Alectoris chukar

warning Not At Risk

Contributed: Zev Labinger, Lior Kislev, Ezra Hadad, Yuvak Dax, Yosef Kiat

Habitats Rocky Terrain, Mediterranean Batha, Semi-desert Batha, Parks & Woodlands, Bush & Garrigue, Rural Areas
Presence In Israel Resident
Nesting In Israel Breeder
Migration Types Resident
Zoography Zones Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo-Arabian
Landscape Formations Mountainous, Plains & Valleys, Rural Area, Cliffs, Rugged Terrain
Vegetation Formations Cropland, Mediterranean Maquis, Trees, Mediterranean Garrigue, Steppe
Vegetation Densities Low, Medium
Nest Locations Ground
Body Sizes Medium (500 - 1000g)
Threat Factors Habitat Fragmentation, Agricultural Management, Direct Persecution

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Contributed: Zev Labinger, Lior Kislev, Ezra Hadad, Yuvak Dax, Yosef Kiat

Current Occupancy Map

Distribution maps

The maps presented here provide visual information on the distribution of species in Israel in the past and present, and the changes in occupancy and nesting density during the comparison period. For further reading

Relative Abundance 2010-2020

Breeding density values as calculated from observation records and expert opinions.

Relative Abundance 1980-1990

Breeding density values are based mainly on the book Birds of Israel (Shirihai 1996).

Occupancy difference 1990-2020

A map that expresses differences in the breeding distribution between the evaluation periods (1980-1990 versus 2010-2020). Negative value - species previously present but is currently absent, positive value - species has not been recorded previously and is currently present, zero - no change in occupancy.

Relative abundance difference 1990-2020

A map that reflects the changes in the relative abundance of the species between the evaluation periods (1980-1990 versus 2010-2020). Negative values - decline in abundance, positive values - increase in abundance, zero - no change in abundance.

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