Mountain Quail

Oreortyx pictus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

New World Quail (Odontophoridae)

Code 4

MOUQ

Code 6

OREPIC

ITIS

HEAD

Mountain Quail Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray
  • Forehead Color: Blue-gray
  • Nape Color: Brown and blue-gray.
  • Throat Color: Red-brown outlined in white.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Mountain Quail Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28 cm (11 in)
  • Weight: 232 g (8.2 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Blue-gray breast and red-brown belly with white highlights.
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Mountain Quail Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates between strong flapping flight and gliding.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-42 cm (14-16.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Brown
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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