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California quail (male)

Callipepla californica

Description:

Males have a black plume, dark brown cap and black face.

Habitat:

Spotted along a farm road in central Washington. Easterly Cascade foothills. Pine/brush steppe.


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2 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

Gorgeous bird, Brian. Looks like a 1920's flapper, complete with head feather.

i_munasinghe
i_munasinghe a week ago

It looks so royal!

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 46.90, Long: -120.76

Spotted on Jun 9, 2019
Submitted on Jun 13, 2019

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