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The Venezuelan wood quail (Odontophorus columbianus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is found in the Venezuelan Coastal Range. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Venezuelan wood quail
Odontophorus columbianus - A monograph of the Odontophorinæ, or, Partridges of America.jpg
Illustration by John Gould & H. C. Richter
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Genus: Odontophorus
O. columbianus
Binomial name
Odontophorus columbianus
(Gould, 1850)


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Odontophorus columbianus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.