Himalayan Quail
File:Himalayan Quail.png
Painting by John Gould based on specimens that are now in the Derby museum (male and female on 1st April 1836 in Nainital)

Critically endangered, possibly extinct (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Pavoninae
Tribe: Tetraogallini
Genus: {{{1}}}
Bonaparte, 1856
Species: O. superciliosa
Binomial name
Ophrysia superciliosa
(Gray, JE, 1846)
Synonyms

Rollulus superciliosus
Malacortyx superciliaris
Malacoturnix superciliaris[2]

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  1. ^ "Ophrysia superciliosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013. {{cite web}}: Invalid |ref=harv (help)
  2. ^ Blyth E (1867). "Further addenda to the Commentary on Dr Jerdon's 'Birds of India'". Ibis. 3 (11): 312–314. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.1867.tb06433.x.

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