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Gambel's Quail

Callipepla gambelii

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Gray overall with buffy patch on upper belly and black patch on lower belly. Males have black face and curved feathers on top of head. Found in desert regions of the Southwest. Often in small groups, shuffling under prickly desert plants. Separated from similar California Quail by range.

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