Birds of Colombia

    GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae (New World Quail)  
Genus: Odontophorus (8 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  

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Tacarcuna Wood Quail (Odontophorus dialeucos) Vulnerable

Rufous-fronted Wood Quail
Rufous-fronted Wood Quail (Odontophorus erythrops)
San Jorge de Milpe, Ecuador  
Photograph by Oleg Chernyshov   © 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  

Chestnut Wood Quail
Chestnut Wood Quail (Odontophorus hyperythrus) Female Near Threatened ENDEMIC
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

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.

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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