Ocellated quail

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Ocellated quail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Cyrtonyx
Species: C. ocellatus
Binomial name
Cyrtonyx ocellatus
(Gould, 1837)

The ocellated quail (Cyrtonyx ocellatus) is a species of bird in the family Odontophoridae. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is extremely similar to the Montezuma quail, and some authorities consider them to be conspecific.

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