Scaled Quail have been kept in captivity for several decades. These small galliformes natural range include Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and western and central Texas into Mexico to Jalisco, Guanajuato, Queretaru, Hidalgo, and Tamaulipas. It has been introduced to Hawaii, Washington, Nevada, and Nebraska, but is only considered established in central Washington and eastern Nevada.
- Breed Colors/Varieties:
- Altiplano Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata squamata), Northern Scaled Quail(Callipepla squamata pallida), Upper Sonoran Scaled Quail(Callipepla squamata hargravei), and Chestnut-bellied Scaled Quail(Callipepla squamata castanogastris)
- Breed Size:
- Large Fowl