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Today I spotted this wandering around the backyard:

Chukar partridge

Where's my pear tree?

It’s most likely a Chukar Partridge. Thanks very much to Fearsclave for the ID on this non-native species, as my Audubon bird book was most unhelpful.

This is one of our pair of resident chipmunks, standing near a drainpipe and scolding the partridge loudly:

Hey, you, get offa my lawn!

Hey, you, get offa my lawn!

I guess now I’m going to have to plan to put a pear tree in the orchard!

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