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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.

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Calls

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

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