Quail are medium sized game birds. The New World Quail are in the family Odontophoridae. They are distantly related to Old World Quail. They have short wings, necks and tails (except members of the genus Dendrortyx are long tailed. The different genus and species are as follows:

Bearded Tree Quail, Dendrortyx barbatus
Long-tailed Tree Quail, Dendrortyx macroura
Buffy-crowned Tree Quail, Dendrortyx leucophrys
Mountain Quail, Oreortyx pictus
Scaled Quail, (Blue Quail) Callipepla squamata
Elegant Quail, Callipepla douglasii
California Quail, Callipepla californica
Gambel's Quail, Callipepla gambelii
Banded Quail, Philortyx fasciatus
Northern Bobwhite, Colinus virginianus
Black-throated Bobwhite, Colinus nigrogularis
Spot-bellied Bobwhite, Colinus leucopogon
Crested Bobwhite, Colinus cristatus
Marbled Wood Quail, Odontophorus gujanensis
Spot-winged Wood Quail, Odontophorus capueira
Black-eared Wood Quail, Odontophorus melanotis
Rufous-fronted Wood Quail, Odontophorus erythrops
Black-fronted Wood Quail, Odontophorus atrifrons
Chestnut Wood Quail, Odontophorus hyperythrus
Dark-backed Wood Quail, Odontophorus melanonotus
Rufous-breasted Wood Quail, Odontophorus speciosus
Tacarcuna Wood Quail, Odontophorus dialeucos
Gorgeted Wood Quail, Odontophorus strophium
Venezuelan Wood Quail, Odontophorus columbianus
Black-breasted Wood Quail, Odontophorus leucolaemus
Stripe-faced Wood Quail, Odontophorus balliviani
Starred Wood Quail, Odontophorus stellatus
Spotted Wood Quail, Odontophorus guttatus
Singing Quail, Dactylortyx thoracicus
Montezuma Quail, Cyrtonyx montezumae
Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora
Ocellated Quail, Cyrtonyx ocellatus
Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus