There are many species of quail in tropical America, but they are hard to photograph. Quail generally travel in small family groups, and are more often heard than seen.
Black-fronted Wood Quail (Odontophorus atrifrons) |
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia
Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) Male|
Lake Marian, Florida,
The Northern Bobwhite is hunted in the United States. Its range extends south to Guatemala.
Chestnut Wood Quail (Odontophorus hyperythrus) Male|
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia
A species found only in Colombia Guatemala.