New World Quails (Odontophoridae)

Chestnut Wood-quail (Odontophorus hyperythrus) - HBW 2, p. 429

French: Tocro marron German: Kastanienwachtel Spanish: Corcovado Castaño

Taxonomy: Odontophorus hyperythrus Gould, 1858, Santa Fé de Bogotá, Colombia.
May be conspecific with three other species, O. speciosus, O. erythrops and O. melanonotus. Possibly most closely related to O. speciosus. Some evidence of differences in plumage colour between populations of W and C Andes. Monotypic.

Distribution: Endemic to C and W Andes of Colombia.

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