Callipepla

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Callipepla
Callipepla californica.jpg
Callipepla californica
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Callipepla
Wagler, 1832
Species

Callipepla californica
Callipepla douglasii
Callipepla gambelii
Callipepla squamata

Synonyms

Lophortyx Bonaparte, 1838[1]

Callipepla is a genus of birds in the New World quail family, Odontophoridae.[1] They are sometimes referred to as crested quails.

Species

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
069 - CALIFORNIA QUAIL canet rd, sloco, ca (8718696139).jpg Callipepla californica (Shaw, 1798) California quail Southwestern United States
Elegant Quail - Sinaloa - Mexico S4E0508 (15524366506) (cropped).jpg Callipepla douglasii (Vigors, 1829) elegant quail Sonora and southwestern Chihuahua to northern Jalisco, Mexico
Callipepla californica 1.jpg Callipepla gambelii (Gambel, 1843) Gambel's quail Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Texas, and Sonora; also New Mexico-border Chihuahua and the Colorado River region of Baja California.
Callipepla squamata Santa Fe 3.jpg Callipepla squamata (Vigors, 1830) scaled quail[1] South-central Arizona, northern New Mexico, east-central Colorado, and southwestern Kansas south through western Oklahoma and western and central Texas into Mexico to northeastern Jalisco, Guanajuato, Queretaru, Hidalgo, and western Tamaulipas

References

  1. ^ a b c "Callipepla". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2010-09-28.

External links

Media related to Callipepla at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Callipepla at Wikispecies


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