Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: New World Quail :: Mountain Quail
Mountain Quail Oreortyx pictus
Described by: Douglas (1829)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Oreortyx picta
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RangeW. United States and ex. nw. Mexico;
(1) Nw. United States to sw. Washington and w. Oregon from the Columbia River to c. Idaho s. to c. California (Sierra Nevada).
Probably introduced to ex. sw. Canada (s. Vancouver Is.) and w. Washington. Introduced, but may be native to w. Idaho.
(2) S. Washington, e. Oregon, n. and w. Nevada, ne. and nc. California.
(3) S. California (Little San Bernardino Mountains in Riverside County and San Bernardino County).
(4) S. and wc. California, and ex. sw. Nevada to ex. n. Baja.
(5) Nw. Mexico (n. Baja).
North America n. of Mexican border;
Summer and winter: ex. sw. and se. WAS, w. and ne. ORG, ex. cw. IDH, nw., e., and sw. CAL (Yuba Pass, Sierra County), and ex. cw. NEV.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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