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Black-fronted Wood Quail

Black-fronted Wood Quail
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Odontophorus
Species: O. atrifrons
Binomial name
Odontophorus atrifrons
Allen, 1900

The Black-fronted Wood Quail (Odontophorus atrifrons) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • BirdLife International 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on November 12, 2010.

External links

  • Black fronted WoodQuail - Odontophorus atrifrons. Video: L E Urueña & J A Borras.
  • BirdLife Species Factsheet.
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