harlequin quail


Definition of harlequin quail

1 : a small African quail (Coturnix delegorguei) that frequents low-lying grassy tropical areas and is a highly regarded game and table bird
2 : any of various chiefly tropical American quails (genus Cyrtonyx) having the sides of the head conspicuously patterned in black and white

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“Harlequin quail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harlequin%20quail. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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