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 edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Coturnix
C. delegorguei
Binomial name
Coturnix delegorguei
Drawing of the head of a harlequin quail

The harlequin quail (Coturnix delegorguei) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Africa and in Yemen.



The bird species are divided into three including:[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Coturnix delegorguei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ ITIS

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