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Mountain Quail

Oreortyx pictus ORDER: GALLIFORMES FAMILY: ODONTOPHORIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A large quail with an exclamation mark atop its head, the Moutain Quail is found throughout the mountains of the far western United States.

Merlin Bird ID app
Optics Planet birding kit

Calls

Loud, clear two-note whistle, "quee-ark."

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