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
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Colin de Californie
♂ adult plum. breeding
Colin de Californie
♀ adult plum. breeding

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

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Callipepla californica californica (e Oregon. USA. to nw Mexico)
  • Callipepla californica brunnescens (sw Oregon to c California. wc USA.)
  • Callipepla californica canfieldae (ec California. wc USA.)
  • 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,
  • Colino 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

Colin de Californie
♂ adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Colin de Californie
♂ adult plum. breeding

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

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Colin de Californie
published: - Updated: 04-03-2005
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