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Date of this Version

May 2008


From Grouse and Quails of North America, by Paul A. Johnsgard (Lincoln, NE, 1973 & 2008). Electronic edition copyright © 2008 Paul A. Johnsgard.


Oreortyx pictus (Douglas) 1829
Other vernacular names: Cordoniz de Montana, mountain partridge, painted quail, plumed quail, San Pedro quail.
Range: Resident in the western United States from southern Washington and southwestern Idaho east to Nevada and south to Baja California. Also introduced in western Washington and western British Columbia (Vancouver Island). Introduced but of uncertain status in western Colorado

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