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quail
Pronunciation:
'kwA(&)l

Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural quail or quails
Etymology: Middle English quaille, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin quaccula, of imitative origin
Date: 14th century
: any of numerous small gallinaceous birds: as a : an Old World migratory game bird (Coturnix coturnix)

SCIENTIFIC NAME:

Bobwhite -(Colinus virginanus)

Chinese Painted (Button) Quail
Coturnix -(Excalifactoria) chinensis)

Coturnix -(Japanese or Pharaoh) Quail

Gambel's Quail -(C. gambelii)

Mearn's Quail -(Cytonyx montezuma)

Mountain Quail -(Oreortyx pictus)

Scaled Quail -(Callipepla squamata)

California Valley Quail -(C. califormica)

Scaled Quail

QUAIL SPECIES:

Bobwhite

Chinese Painted Quail

Coturnix Quail

Gambel's Quail

Mearn's Quail

Mountain Quail

Scaled Quail

California Valley Quail

Gambel's Quail

BobWhite