Oreortyx


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Noun1.Oreortyx - mountain quail of western United StatesOreortyx - mountain quail of western United States
bird genus - a genus of birds
mountain partridge, mountain quail, Oreortyx picta palmeri - California partridge; slightly larger than the California quail
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Of the upland game bird species in the United States and Canada, 20 are native, and at least eight, all shrub-grassland grouse species, northern bobwhite, mountain quail Oreortyx pictus and scaled quail, have exhibited significant declines throughout all or significant portions of their range.
La codorniz de montana, Oreortyx picta, que habita los bosques serranos del norte de Baja California emigra cada ano montana abajo en invierno y hacia las cumbres en verano.