Utah Bird Profile
  Gambel's Quail - Callipepla gambelii

Name Roots: (Gr. Kallos, "a beauty"; peplos, "a robe" - for William Gambel)

In Utah:   
by Kendall Brown

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a herbivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in low desert scrub and lowland riparian habitats.
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