Himalayan quail

Himalayan quail

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Ophrysia superciliosa

The Himalayan quail or mountain quail, is a medium-sized quail belonging to the pheasant family. It was last reported in 1876 and is feared extinct. This species was known from only 2 locations in the western Himalayas in Uttarakhand, north-west India. The last verifiable record was in 1876 near the hill station of Mussoorie.

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Himalayan quail habitat map

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References

1. Himalayan quail Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himalayan_quail
2. Himalayan quail on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22679141/132051220

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