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Gorgeted Wood Quail - BirdForum Opus

Odontophorus strophium


25·5–27 cm


North-western South America: found in the temperate eastern Andes of Colombia (Santander and Cundinamarca)


This is a monotypic species[1].


Temperate montane forests at a height of approximately 1600–2050 m.



Their diet consists mostly of fruits and seeds.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014)

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