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) Vulnerable
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) Vulnerable
   



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) Near Threatened
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 ENDEMIC
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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


Dark-backed Wood Quail
Dark-backed Wood Quail (Odontophorus melanonotus) Vulnerable
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 Near Threatened
Nueva Cajamarca, San Martin, Peru  
   
Photograph by François Grenon   © All Rights Reserved.


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



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