Mountain Quail

Oreortyx pictus - Colin des montagnes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Odontophoridés

  • Genus
    :

    Oreortyx

  • Species
    :

    pictus

Descriptor

Douglas, 1829

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 200 à 290 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mountain Quail (Oreortyx pictus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Oreortyx pictus pictus (sw Washington to nw California. nw USA.)
  • Oreortyx pictus plumifer (Oregon, ne California, w Nevada. nw USA.)
  • Oreortyx pictus russelli (Little San Bernadino Mts, California.. sw USA.)
  • Oreortyx pictus eremophilus (s California. sw USA.)
  • Oreortyx pictus confinis (n Baja California. Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Colin des montagnes,
  • Colín Serrano,
  • Colim-serrano,
  • Bergwachtel,
  • hegyi bóbitásfürj,
  • Bergkwartel,
  • Quaglia montana,
  • Bergtofsvaktel,
  • Spirvaktel,
  • prepelka pestrá,
  • křepel horský,
  • Bjergvagtel,
  • vuoriviiriäinen,
  • colí de muntanya,
  • przepiór ozdobny,
  • garcekula paipala,
  • Калифорнийский горный перепел,
  • ツノウズラ,
  • 山翎鹑,
  • 山鶉〔刀翎鶉〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Sources of information

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