Nonnatives - Scales Quail

Scaled Quail - Callipepla squamata

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: pre-1928

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range:

Statewide trend: No current population

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to the southern United States and Mexico

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