Gambel's Quail (Callipepla gambelii) male
Description Callipepla gambelii - Gambel's Quail (Male), Visitor's Center, Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, California
Source NaturesPicsOnline http://www.naturespicsonline.com/Nature22/index.htm
Date January 2007
Author Alan D. Wilson
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The Gambel's quail (Callipepla gambelii) is a small ground-dwelling bird in the New World quail family. It inhabits the desert regions of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Texas, and Sonora; also New Mexico-border Chihuahua and the Colorado River region of Baja California.