Bird genealogy >> Order Galliformes >> Family Odontophoridae
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Locmara Lodge, Marlborough Sounds, South Island
New Zealand


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/1250 s, f/5.6, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Schopfwachtel Dutch  Californische Kuifkwartel
Italian  Quaglia della California Spanish  Colín de California


A highly sociable bird of the family Odontophoridae which is the state bird of California and which was introduced in New Zealand (in 1865), Australia, British Columbia Hawai and Chili.


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California Quail female
Callipepla californica
Colin de Californie