Tawny-faced quail

The tawny-faced quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the family Odontophoridae, and the only species in its genus Rhynchortyx.

Tawny-faced quail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Rhynchortyx
Ogilvie-Grant, 1893
Species:
R. cinctus
Binomial name
Rhynchortyx cinctus
(Salvin, 1876)

It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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