Harlequin Quail

The Montezuma Quail of Middle America and the southwestern U.S. is sometimes called the Harlequin Quail.
Harlequin Quail
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Coturnix
Species: C. delegorguei
Binomial name
Coturnix delegorguei
Delegorgue, 1847

The Harlequin Quail (Coturnix delegorguei) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Africa.


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