|Wood-quails IV and Tawny-faced Quail|
A David Mead original from Pheasants, Partridges & Grouse, published by Christopher Helm (2002)
Dark-backed Wood-quail Odontophorus melanonotus
Gorgeted Wood-quail Odontophorus strophium
Stripe-faced Wood-quail Odontophorus balliviani
Tawny-faced Quail Rhynchortyx cinctus
ABOUT THE BIRDS All three wood-quail species illustrated here have extremely restricted ranges. The critically endangered Gorgeted Wood-quail was rediscovered recently after having been ‘lost’ for nearly 60 years. See plate 60 for general information on wood-quails.
Medium Gouache and watercolour on white Fabriano paper