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Quail, Ocellated
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Cyrtonyx ocellatus
Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, El Salvador, Global, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua Read more
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Although a full population census is yet to be completed, the species is thought to be rare at all known sites in Guatemala, there are few recent records from Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua, and no recent records from El Salvador. Considering this, the population is thought to hold fewer than 10,000 ...
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The Ocellated Quail (Cyrtonyx ocellatus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. 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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