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  • Scientific Names
    • Callipepla californica
    • Lophortyx californica
  • English
    • California Quail
    • Californian Quail
  • Spanish
    • Codorniz californiana
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • CAQU
  • Portuguese
    • Codorniz-da-califórnia
  • French
    • Colin de Californie

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Recent observations

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 6, 2016 05:16 PM PST

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

wendy5

Date

December 6, 2016 01:12 PM PST

Description

About a dozen California Quail ran into the Nootka Rose bushes.

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

awijker

Date

January 2, 1995

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No photos or sounds

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

awijker

Date

December 18, 1994

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No photos or sounds

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

awijker

Date

December 12, 1994

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

dsacer

Date

December 4, 2016 05:12 PM HST

Description

On our way back, we passed several flocks of quail

Photos / Sounds

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

ldjaffe

Date

December 3, 2016 08:05 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

eslone

Date

December 4, 2016 08:20 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The California quail (Callipepla californica), also known as the California valley quail or valley quail, is a small ground-dwelling bird in the New World quail family. These birds have a curving crest or plume, made of six feathers, that droops forward: black in males and brown in females; the flanks are brown with white streaks. Males have a dark brown cap and a black face with a brown back, a grey-blue chest and a light brown...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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