scaled quail


variants or less commonly scaled partridge
: a crested quail (Callipepla squamata) of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico that is largely grayish brown above with pale bluish gray black-tipped breast feathers

called also blue quail

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“Scaled quail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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