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California valley quail (Callipepla californica)
Subject: California valley quail (Callipepla californica)
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California valley quail (Callipepla californica)

Plate 413 of Birds of America by John James Audubon depicting California Partridge
Date between 1827 and 1838
Source Original publication: The Birds of America, printed by Robert Havell, London, UK
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Author John James Audubon (1785–1851)    

The California valley quail or California quail or valley quail (Callipepla californica) is a small ground-dwelling bird in the New World quail family. These quails have a curving crest or plume, made of six feathers, that droops forward: black in males and brown in females; the flanks are brown with white streaks.

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