" Ojeo is the Spanish word for driven partridge (Perdiz) shooting and is considered to be one of the most exclusive game birds in Spain "
The Spanish people take their red legged partridge very serious and if you are planning on shooting them, so should you. Partridge are a speed shooters dream challenge: chasing partridge through their thick, brushy habitat. Now you see them, now you don't. The pursuit of this precious game bird is both addictive and aggravating. From years of hunting and predatory pressure and high mortality rates, partridge have put their A-game into digging down, blending in and hiding.
Some Spanish Terms that will help you prepare for your spanish partridge shooting adventure:
"Perdiz": Spanish for Partridge.
"Ojeo": Spanish Driven partridge Shooting.
"Secretario": Advises the shooting guns and points out birds.
"Tirada": A drive.
"Puestos": Spanish for pegs/posts.
You will need a double barrel, over-under or side-by-side shotgun, depending on the type of shooting (rough shooting or driven birds) and the shooter’s preference. 12, 20 (or 28) gauge shotguns are typical for Ojeo in the Spain.