From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

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

Callipepla californica
Callipepla douglasii
Callipepla gambelii
Callipepla squamata


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.


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


  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

Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Callipepla"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA