Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Himalayan Quail (Ophrysia superciliosa) - HBW 2, p. 513

French: Ophrysie de l'Himalaya German: Himalayawachtel Spanish: Perdicilla Himalaya
Other common names: Indian/Mountain Quail

Taxonomy: Rollulus superciliosus J. E. Gray, 1846, India = Mussoorie.

Distribution: N India: known only from areas around Mussoorie and Naini Tal in Uttar Pradesh. Possibly extinct.

  • Critically Endangered
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