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Scaled quail (Callipepla squamata)

Blue Quail or Cottontop Alternate name
Callipepla squamata  Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Odontophoridae   Family   
25.4 cm Length
Subtropical/tropical montane moist forest Shrubland 1,250 - 2,800 m Habitat
12-14 eggs   Incubated in 22 to 23 days Clutch Eggs
Mainly seeds some green herbs and invertebrates. Food    Diet
Often found in large coveys of around a hundred birds. Habits
313 World No

Least Concern                                      

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Scaled quail (Callipepla squamata)

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Scaled Quail calls
(Callipepla squamata)
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05-05-2004, United States

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