Utah Bird Profile
Scaled Quail - Callipepla squamata

Name Roots: (Gr. kallos, "a beauty";peplos, "a robe" - L. squamatus, "scaled")

In Utah: Sightings in Utah
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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a granivore: ground gleaner; omnivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in high desert scrub and low desert scrub habitats.

by Joel Beyer

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Occur. (OT#)

  Only one documented sighting for Utah

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(Updated Jan 2014)



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