Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus

  • Order: Galliformes
  • Family: Odontophoridae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Jack C. Eitniear, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Marîa del Coro Arizmendi


Birdlife International 2014. Species factsheet Ocellated Quail Cyrtonyx ocellatus. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 3 December 2014.

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Recommended Citation

Eitniear, J. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and M. d. C. Arizmendi (2014). Ocellated Quail (Cyrtonyx ocellatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.ocequa1.01