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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Odontophoridae.


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  • Montezuma quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae) in the El Carmen Mountains of the Sierra Madre Oriental in Mexico.

    Biological diversity in the Madrean pine-oak woodlands

  • The grey-barred wren (Campylorhynchus megalopterus), banded quail (Philortx fasciatus), common bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), great horned owl (Bubo virginianus), white-tipped dove (Leptotila verreaxi), long-tailed wood-partridge (Dendrortyx macroura), and montezuma quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae) are also present in this diverse ecoregion.

    Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests


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