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Common Name:Quail, Gambel's
Scientific Name:Callipepla gambelii
Area:male - Sabino Canyon, Arizona
Date:February 18, 2008

Naturalist, William Gambel (1821-1849) identified this quail in 1841 in Nevada. The male Gambel's Quail has the black area on his abdomen.

female - Lake Havasu State Park, Arizona --- March 25, 2010

Reference:Watchable Birds of the Southwest by Gray