- Mountain Quail
 - Mountain Quail
 - Mountain Quail
 - Mountain Quail

Mountain Quail Oreortyx pictus

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (18)
  • Monotypic
R. J. Gutiérrez and David J. Delehanty
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 1, 1999

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Recommended Citation

Gutiérrez, R. J. and D. J. Delehanty (2020). Mountain Quail (Oreortyx pictus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.mouqua.01