gambel’s quail : All their feather have a purpose either in mating, disguise, or camoflage. fairy-wren (photo by marty deangelo)
Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii) southwest deserts of the United States
CALLIPEPIA GAMBELII The Gambel colin or desert quail is a species of bird of the Odontophoridae family that lives in North America. It is typical of the deserts of the western United States and northwest of Mexico.