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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.


Callipepla squamata (Vigors) 1830
Other vernacular names: Blue racer quail, blue quail, Cordorniz Azul, Codorniz Escamosa, cottontop quail, Mexican quail, scaled partridge, top-knot quail, Zollin.
Range: From southern Arizona, northern New Mexico, eastern Colorado, and southwestern Kansas south to central Mexico. Introduced into central Washington and eastern Nevada.

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