Birds of Colombia

    GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae (New World Quail)  
Genus: Odontophorus (9 species, 15 worldwide)

Genus Odontophorus, Wood Quail, are small round 'gamebirds', around 25 cm., and are found on the tropical forest floor. Wood quail have ornate feather patterns, with shades of brown, rufous and other earth tones. They are almost always move in groups.


Black-fronted Wood Quail
Black-fronted Wood Quail (Odontophorus atrifrons atrifrons)
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


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Tacarcuna Wood Quail (Odontophorus dialeucos)
   



Rufous-fronted Wood Quail
Rufous-fronted Wood Quail (Odontophorus erythrops)
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.


Marbled Wood Quail
Marbled Wood Quail (Odontophorus gujanensis castigatus)
Costa Rica
  Bare orange skin around eye distinctive (ProAves).
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.


Chestnut Wood Quail
Chestnut Wood Quail (Odontophorus hyperythrus) Male Near Threatened
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Chestnut Wood Quail
Chestnut Wood Quail (Odontophorus hyperythrus) Female Near Threatened
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Dark-backed Wood Quail
Dark-backed Wood Quail (Odontophorus melanonotus)
Mindo, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info


Black-eared Wood Quail
Black-eared Wood Quail (Odontophorus melanotis melanotis)
Darién, Panama  
   
Photograph by Mikael Bauer   © All Rights Reserved.


Rufous-breasted Wood Quail
Rufous-breasted Wood Quail (Odontophorus speciosus) Male
Nueva Cajamarca, San Martin, Peru  
   
Photograph by François Grenon   © All Rights Reserved.


Gorgeted Wood Quail
Gorgeted Wood Quail (Odontophorus strophium)
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Manakin Nature Tours - Luis Urueña   © All Rights Reserved.



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