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ἧττον ἂν δοκεῖ ἁλίσκεσθαι: seems less likely to be captured. For the inf. with ἄν in indirect discourse, cf. γενέσθαι ἄν i. 2. 15.

καὶ μάλα ἔνια δυσωπούμενα: and some (of these) very shy by nature. For the partitive appos., see G. 914; H. 624 d. Cf. ἀκούομεν ὑμᾶς εἰς τὴν πόλιν βίᾳ παρεληλυθότας ἐνίους σκηνοῦν (are quartered, some of you) ἐν ταῖς οἰκίαις An. v.5.11

οἱ πέρδικες: cf. Xenophon's description of the bustards (ὠτίδας) as easily caught, πέτονται γὰρ βραχύ, ὥσπερ πέρδικες An. i.5.3

ἐξιστάμενοι τοῦ ἀναλογίζεσθαι: see on τοῦ φρονεῖν ἐξίστησι i. 3. 12.

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