Mountain Quail

Oreoptyx pictus
Statewide Status: S:N  IBRC Review Species (Panhandle, West, East)
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Mountain Quail
Heidi Ware
March-November
(Migration / Summer)
December-February
(Winter)
 

All Reports (Review Species Only):
Request all records from Panhandle, West, and East Idaho. Only Documented Records listed.

  1. » 8 October 1912 – 1 male and 1 female collected – Guffey, Owyhee County, Latilong 17 – Collected by L. Wyman – National Museum of Natural History 414468 male, 414469 female
    Rare Bird Report #:126-B-10 male
    Rare Bird Report #:127-B-10 female
  2. » 14 May 1939 – 1 male collected – 10 miles south of Riggens, Idaho County, Latilong 7 – Collected by Bill Musgrove, D. Avery (tag) – Conner Museum 03-284, Bird of Idaho
    Rare Bird Report #:95-B-10
  3. » 14 May 1939 – 1 male collected – 10 miles south of Riggens, Idaho County, Latilong 7  D. Avery  – University of Kansas KUMHN 24264, Bird of Idaho
    Rare Bird Report #:119-B-10
  4. » 8  July 1940 – 1  collected – 4 miles northwest of Pollock, Idaho County, Latilong 7 –  D. Avery  – Michigan  UMMZ 122618, Bird of Idaho
    Rare Bird Report #:120-B-10
  5. » 13 February 1950 – 1 male and 1 female collected – Juliaetta, Latah County, Latilong 4 – Thomas D. Burleigh -National Museum of Natural History 418697 male 418698 female
    Rare Bird Report #:129-B-10  (male)
    Rare Bird Report #:130-B-10(female)
  6. » 21 February 1950 – 1 collected – Oriana, Owyhee County, Latilong 1 7 – Thomas D. Burleigh -National Museum of Natural History 418699
    Rare Bird Report #:131-B-10
  7. » 27 February 1950 – 1 collected – Lucile, Idaho County, Latilong 7 – Thomas D. Burleigh -National Museum of Natural History 418670
    Rare Bird Report #:128-B-10
  8. » 2 May 1950 – 2 males collected – Potlatch River, 4 miles downstream from Juliaetta, Latah County, Latilong 4 – M. Jollie – Conner Museum 03-281 and 03-282
    Rare Bird Report #:92-B-10 (03-281
    Rare Bird Report #93-B-10 (03-282)
  9. » 30 October 1954 9 – 1 male collected – head of Coyote grade, Nez Perce County, Latilong 4 – Conner Museum 03-2893
    Rare Bird Report #:94-B-10
  10. » 22 February 1955 – 1 collected -coveys of 6-24 common and well distributed in northern Owyhee County – Marsing, Squaw Creek Canyon – Owhyee County, Latilong 17 – Specimen at National Museum of Natural History 397885, Birds of Idaho
    Rare Bird Report #:125-B-10
  11. » 21 May 1955 – 1 collected – head of the Potlatch River 3 miles west and 1 mile north of Juliaetta, Latah County, Latilong 4 – D. Jollie  – Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology 134088
    Rare Bird Report #:83-B-10
  12. ♦2 June and 14 June 2013 – 2 – Nut Basin Road  E. of Slate Creek area between Riggend ad White Bird.  Idaho County, Latilong 7 – Jay Carlisle+, Heidi Ware, Jeff Roelke (original finder of male)
    Rare Bird Report #:40-B-13
    Voting: 7-0
  13. ♦14 June and  16 July 2015– 2 and 8-10- Nut Basin Road  E. of Slate Creek area between Riggins and White Bird.  Idaho County, Latilong 7 – Larry Arnold+, Missy Arnold
    Rare Bird Report #:37-B-2015
    Voting: 6-1, 7-0

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