Singing quail

The singing quail (Dactylortyx thoracicus) is a species of bird in the family Odontophoridae. It is found in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

Singing quail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Dactylortyx
Ogilvie-Grant, 1893
Species:
D. thoracicus
Binomial name
Dactylortyx thoracicus
(Gambel, 1848)

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