Singing quail

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Singing quail
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Dactylortyx
Ogilvie-Grant, 1893
Species: D. thoracicus
Binomial name
Dactylortyx thoracicus
(Gambel, 1848)

The singing quail (Dactylortyx thoracicus) is a species of bird in the family Odontophoridae. It is found in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Dactylortyx thoracicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

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