California Quail

Callipepla californica - Colin de Californie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Odontophoridés

  • Genus
    :

    Callipepla

  • Species
    :

    californica

Descriptor

Shaw, 1798

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 27 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 43 cm.
  • Weight
    : 176 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

California Quail (Callipepla californica) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Callipepla californica brunnescens (sw Oregon to c California. wc USA.)
  • Callipepla californica canfieldae (ec California. wc USA.)
  • Callipepla californica californica (e Oregon. USA. to nw Mexico)
  • Callipepla californica catalinensis (Santa Catalina I.. USA.)
  • Callipepla californica achrustera (c, s Baja California. nw Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Colin de Californie,
  • Colín de California,
  • Codorniz da Califórnia,
  • Schopfwachtel,
  • kaliforniai búbosfürj,
  • Californische Kuifkwartel,
  • Quaglia della California,
  • Kalifornisk tofsvaktel,
  • Kaliforniavaktel,
  • prepelka korunkatá,
  • křepel kalifornský,
  • Californisk Topvagtel,
  • kaliforniantupsuviiriäinen,
  • colí de Califòrnia,
  • Skúfhæna,
  • przepiór kalifornijski,
  • Kalifornijas paipala,
  • kalifornijska čopasta prepelica,
  • Калифорнийский хохлатый перепел,
  • カンムリウズラ,
  • 珠颈斑鹑,
  • 珠頸翎鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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