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Himalayan Quail

Ophrysia superciliosa (Gray, JE, 1846)

The Himalayan Quail (Ophrysia superciliosa) or Mountain Quail is a medium-sized quail belonging to the pheasant family. It was last reported in 1876 and is feared extinct. This species was known from only 2 locations (and 12 specimens) in the western Himalayas in Uttarakhand, north-west India. The last verifiable record was in 1876 near the hill station of Mussoorie. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Ophrysia

Scientific:
  Ophrysia superciliosa

Citation:
  (Gray, JE, 1846)

Reference:
  KnowsleyMenagerie 1 p.8 pl.16

Protonym:
  Rollulus superciliosus

Avibase ID:
  1EDD86FF97DAFBAB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1EDD86FF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176057


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Ophrysia superciliosa: Formerly w-c Himalayas. Extinct; last reported 1876
English:
Himalayan Quail
Czech:
křepelka himálajská
German:
Himalayawachtel
Danish:
Uttar Pradesh-vagtel
Spanish:
Perdicilla Himalaya
Finnish:
himalajanviiriäisfasaani
French:
Ophrysie de l'Himalaya
Italian:
Quaglia dell'Himalaya
Japanese:
kebaneuzura
Japanese:
ケバネウズラ
Dutch:
Himalayakwartel
Norwegian:
Hvitbrynhøne
Polish:
przepiórecznik
Portuguese:
Codorna-himalaia
Russian:
Гималайская куропатка
Slovak:
garvalka himalájska
Swedish:
himalayavaktel
Ukrainian:
Перепілка гімалайська
Chinese:
喜马拉雅鹤鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ophrysie de l'Himalaya ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ophrysie de l'Himalaya ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 1st edition:
Indian Mountain Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 3rd edition:
Indian Mountain Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 4th edition:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements, version 2015:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements, version 2016:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements, version 2017:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements, version 2018:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Clements, version 2019:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 1.50:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 1.52:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 1.53:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 1.54:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 1.55:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 2017:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 2018:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
eBird version 2019:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Himalayan Mountain Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Himalayan Mountain Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Indian Mountain Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Oriental Bird Club:
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
James Lee Peters:
Ophrysia superciliosa
James Lee Peters (original):
Ophrysia superciliosa
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ophrysia superciliosa
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Himalayan Quail ( Ophrysia superciliosa)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ophrysia superciliosa
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ophrysia superciliosa

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Perdiu de l'Himàlaia
Czech: Krepelka himálajská, křepelka himálajská
Danish: Uttar Pradesh-vagtel
German: Himalajawachtel, Himalayabergwachtel, Himalayawachtel
English: Himalayan Mountain Quail, Himalayan Quail, Indian Mountain Quail, Indian Quail, Mountain Quail
English (IOC): Himalayan Quail
Spanish: Codorniz de los Himalayas, Perdicilla Himalaya
Spanish (Spain): Perdicilla Himalaya
Spanish (HBW): Himalayan Quail
Estonian: tuhkvutt
Finnish: Himalajanviiriäisfasaani
French: Ophrysie de l’Himalaya, Ophrysie de l'Himalaya
Hungarian: himalájai fürj
Italian: Quaglia dell'Himalaya, Quaglia di monte dell‘Himalaya
Japanese: kebaneuzura
Japanese: ケバネウズラ
Scientific: Ophrysia superciliosa, Ophyrsia superciliosa, Rollulus superciliosus
Lithuanian: Himalajinė kurapka
Dutch: Himalaja-kwartel, Himalayakwartel
Norwegian: Hvitbrynhøne
Polish: przepiórecznik
Portuguese: Codorna-himalaia
Russian: Гималайская куропатка
Slovak: garvalka himalájska, kuricka garvalka
Swedish: Himalayavaktel
Ukrainian: Перепілка гімалайська
Chinese: 喜马拉雅鹤鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 高山鶉, 高山鶉1868滅絕

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