Harlequin quail

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The Montezuma quail of Middle America and the southwestern U.S. is sometimes called the harlequin quail.
Harlequin quail
Harlequin Quail (Coturnix delegorguei) (6035291347).jpg
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
Drawing of the head of a harlequin quail

The harlequin quail (Coturnix delegorguei) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in parts of Africa and South Africa. It is Endangered Because of all the Predators and there Fertility of eggs is a Ratio of 1:8 out of every 8 eggs 1-2 Chicks will hatch. It is now in the Pet Industry and many people sell their eggs online. They are Related to the Chinese Painted Quail. (Better known as Button Quail) Grows About the size of a Coconut.


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