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California Quail (Callipepla californica):

About the California Quail:
California quail are about eight inches long. Males hav a distinctive black crest. They are the state bird of California. Wikipedia has a great description of something California quails do which is to take "dust baths" (see Wikipedia, California Quails).

Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal chord)
Class: Aves (birds)
Order: Galliformes (turkeys, grouse, chickens, quails, and pheasants)
Family: Odontophoridae (American quail)
Genus: Callipepla
Species: C. californica

More information about California Quails:
USGS, California Quail, Callipepla californica
Fish and Game New Zealand



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