Birds of Colombia

    GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae (New World Quail)  
Genus: Rhynchortyx (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Tawny-faced Quail
Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) Female Near Threatened
  The male is much different, with tawny face, grey chest and fulvous belly. Image credit: R. H. Porter
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Smaller (less than 20 cm.) and rarer than the overlapping Rufous-fronted Wood Quail.

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