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Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa   - Male
Himalayan Quail
Photographer : © Naturalis
Location :Presumed to have been collected in the Indian Himalaya before 1850.
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English synonyms:Mountain Quail, Himalayan Mountain Quail, Indian Mountain Quail, Indian Quail
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :RMNH 110.049: No collector, date or locality is indicated on the label.
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(Photography: Huub Veldhuijzen van Zanten, ETI)
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal), northern India. Possibly extinct. No substantiated records since the 19th century.
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