Mountain Quail

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Mountain Quail

Oreortyx pictus
  • ORDER: Galliformes
  • FAMILY: Odontophoridae
Basic Description

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

More ID Info
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Other Names
  • Colín Serrano (Spanish)
  • Colin des montagnes (French)
  • Cool Facts