Scaled QuailCallipepla squamata
- ORDER: Galliformes
- FAMILY: Odontophoridae
A ground-dwelling bird of the southwestern desert grasslands, the Scaled Quail usually runs to escape enemies rather than flying.More ID Info
- Codorniz Escamosa (Spanish)
- Colin écaillé (French)
- Cool Facts
- The white crest gives the Scaled Quail its colloquial name of "cotton-top."