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Mountain Quail
Oreortyx pictus (Douglas, 1829)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Odontophoridae
Genus:
  Oreortyx

Scientific:
  Oreortyx pictus

Citation:
  (Douglas, 1829)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 16 p.143

Protonym:
  Ortyx picta

Avibase ID:
  171E91FFA209EB46

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175893

Geographic range:

  • Oreortyx pictus: montane areas in western North America, from Washington south through the Cascades, coast ranges, and Sierra Nevada to northern Mexico (Baja California)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Mountain Quail
Czech:
  křepel horský
German:
  Bergwachtel
Danish:
  Bjergvagtel
Spanish:
  Colín Serrano
Finnish:
  vuoriviiriäinen
French:
  Colin des montagnes
Icelandic:
  Mountain Quail
Italian:
  Quaglia montana
Japanese:
  tsunouzura
Japanese:
  ツノウズラ
Dutch:
  Bergkwartel
Norwegian:
  Spirvaktel
Polish:
  przepiór ozdobny
Portuguese:
  Colim-serrano
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Mountain Quail
Russian:
  Калифорнийский горный перепел
Slovak:
  prepelka pestrá
Swedish:
  bergtofsvaktel
Chinese:
  山翎鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Mountain Partridge ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Colin des montagnes ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Colin des montagnes ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx picta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Oreortyx picta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Oreortyx picta [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Oreortyx picta [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Mountain Quail ( Oreortyx pictus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Oreortyx pictus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Oreortyx pictus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colí de muntanya
Czech: Krepel horský, křepel horský
Danish: Bjergvagtel
German: Berghaubenwachtel, Bergwachtel, Buntwachtel, Rotkehlige Bergwachtel
English: Mountain Partridge, Mountain Quail, Painted quail, Plumed Mountain Quail, Plumed Partridge, Plumed quail, San Pedro Quail
Spanish: Codorniz de Montaña, Codorniz Montañés, Colín Serrano, Mountain Quail, Perdiz montañera
Spanish (Spain): Colín Serrano
Spanish (Mexico): Codorniz de Montaña, Perdiz montañera
Estonian: mägi-tuttvutt
Finnish: Vuoriviiriäinen
French: Colin des montagnes, Colin plumifère
Croatian: Planinska prepelica
Hungarian: hegyi bóbitásfürj
Italian: Colino plumifero, Quaglia di montagna, Quaglia montana
Japanese: tsunouzura
Japanese: ツノウズラ
Latin: Callipepla picta, Oreortyx picta, Oreortyx pictus, Oreotyx pictus
Lithuanian: Kalninė putpelė
Latvian: garcekula paipala
Dutch: Bergkuifkwartel, Bergkwartel
Norwegian: Spirvaktel
Polish: przepiór ozdobny
Portuguese: Colim-serrano
Russian: Горная зубчатоклювая куропатка, Калифорнийский горный перепел
Slovak: prepelka pestrá
Serbian: Planinska prepelica
Swedish: Bergtofsvaktel
Turkish: Dağ Kolini
Chinese: 山翎鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 山鶉〔刀翎鶉〕

 

         

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