Scaled Quail

Callipepla squamata

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

New World Quail (Odontophoridae)

Code 4

SCQU

Code 6

CALSQU

ITIS

HEAD

Scaled Quail Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Brown with white tipped crest.
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: Pale Brown
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Scaled Quail Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Weight: 190 g (6.7 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray, Buff
  • Underparts: Brown and gray scaled.
  • Upperparts: Brown and gray scaled.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Scaled Quail Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates between strong flapping flight and gliding, fast, low, direct
  • Wingspan Range: 36 cm (14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Pale Brown
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X