Gorgeted Wood Quail

Its natural habit are humid subtropical and temperate forests that mave mainly oak and laurel trees. The bird has only been sited between the altitudes of 1,750-2,050 m, however it is believed that this tiny quail may have an elevational range of 1,500-2,500 m. It is probably dependent on primary forest for a part of its life-cycle, yet it has also been sited in degraded habitats and secondary forest.

The Gorgeted Wood Quail is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

- The Gorgeted Wood Quail is on the verge of extinction. References Avian Web Desert USA gbwf.org NatureWorks Wikipedia Click here to go back to Animal Facts and Information. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Odontophoridae
Genus : Odontophorus
Species : strophium
Authority : (Gould, 1844)