Baking: Mountain Quail

 

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Oreortyx pictus

Length: 10-12 Weight: 0.5 lbs

Identification:

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.

MOUQ

Distribution: 

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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References:

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