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Elegant Quail

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Nearby, we'll search for the endemic Elegant Quail (Pete Morris)

Alternate name
Callipepla douglasii Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Odontophoridae    Family   
23 - 25.5cm Length
Drt forest and shrubland below1,550 m Habitat
4-11 white eggs. Incubated in 22 - 23 days. Clutch Eggs
Mainly seeds, invertebrates. Food    Diet
314 World No

Least Concern                                      


Photo by Pete Morris all rights reserved (Birdquest)

Puerto Vallarta 

Elegant Quail by bird-aholic.

view photos Photos by bird-aholic   Apr 08 all rights reserved

Elegant Quail by bird-aholic.

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Elegant Quail song
(Callipepla douglasii douglasii)
Charlie Vogt XC16245
25-11-2007, Mexico (cc)

Elegant Quail call
(Callipepla douglasii douglasii)
Charlie Vogt XC16246
25-11-2007, Mexico

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