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Mountain Quail Oreortyx pictus Scientific name definitions

R. J. Gutiérrez and David J. Delehanty
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 1, 1999

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Mountain Quail. - Range Map
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Figure 1. Distribution of the Mountain Quail.

Its range, particularly in southern California and Baja California, is fragmented and associated with major mountain ranges.

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