New World Quails (Odontophoridae)

Spot-winged Wood-quail (Odontophorus capueira) - HBW 2, p. 428

French: Tocro uru German: Capueirawachtel Spanish: Corcovado Urú

Taxonomy: Perdix capueira Spix, 1825, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais.
Validity of race plumbeicollis questionable. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • capueira (Spix, 1825) - E Brazil, E Paraguay, extreme NE Argentina.
  • plumbeicollis Cory, 1915 - NE Brazil.