Scaled Quail Identification

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Adult Description

  • Medium-sized quail.
  • Pale gray overall.
  • Bushy white crest.
  • Finely scaled pattern over neck, chest, and belly.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but start out without scaling.
Relative Size

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  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 9.8-13.8 in (25-35 cm)
    • Weight: 6.2-6.7 oz (177-191 g)
    • Wingspan: 15.0 in (38 cm)