Baking: Mountain Quail



Oreortyx pictus

Length: 10-12 Weight: 0.5 lbs


Red sides with thick white barring. Bluish-gray breast, neck, and head, with red throat outlined in white. Long black head plume held fully erect, or relaxed along back.



Resident of mountains in the western United States.

Cool Facts:

The Mountain Quail is the largest species of quail in the United States.

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