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Mountain Quail II Alternate name
Oreortyx pictus  Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Odontophoridae Family   
Male 28 cm     Female 26cm    Length
Forest and shrubland between 1,250 - 2,800 m Habitat
9-10 eggs in a scrape normally incubated be female for 21-25 days Clutch Eggs
Plant matter and invertebrated. Food    Diet
Usually found in family groups of up to 20 birds.     Habits
312 World No
Least Concern  Status

view photos Photo August 2, 2007 by camerainhand/Larry Boswell

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Mountain Quail call
(Oreortyx pictus)
Andrew Spencer XC27580
05-01-2009, United States

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Mountain Quail by Hugh Ranson.

Figueroa Mountain,Santa barbara County, April 25, 2008 

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