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Quail (Family: Odontophoridae, Genus: Callipepla) - Wiki
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Quail (Family: Odontophoridae, Genus: Callipepla) - Wiki

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[Photo] California Quail (Callipepla californica). a cropped version of "Description: California Quail (Callipepla californica). Creator: Gary Kramer. Source: Fish and Wildlife Service"

Callipepla is a genus of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It contains the following species:

Scaled Quail, Callipepla squamata
Elegant Quail, Callipepla douglasii
California Quail, Callipepla californica
Gambel's Quail, Callipepla gambelii
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The California quail (Callipepla californica), also known as the California valley quail or valley quail, is a small ground-dwelling bird in the New World quail family. These birds 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.
Scientific Name: Callipepla californica (Shaw, 1798)
Common Names: California Quail, California Valley Quail, Valley Quail
French: Colin de Californie; German: Schopfwachtel; Spanish: Colín de California, Codorniz californiana
Taxonomy: Tetrao californicus Shaw, 1798, Monterey, California, USA.
Lophortyx californica (Shaw, 1798)
Lophortyx californicus

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