Tinamous are quail-like birds of Central and South America's forests and grasslands. From Wordnik.com. [5 Chicken] Reference
The people of this region have traditionally enriched their diet with maguey worms, grasshoppers, and small game birds, especially the quail-like güilotas, in addition to the indigenous armadillo, rabbit, iguana and badger. From Wordnik.com. [Regional Cuisines Of Guerrero: From Beaches to Mountains] Reference
The small quail-like birds forming the genus Turnix have also generally large and bright-coloured females, and we are told by Mr. Jerdon in his. From Wordnik.com. [Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays] Reference
The prettiest of all the birds is a little plump, quail-like rock-pigeon or spinifex-pigeon, a dear little shiny, brown fellow with a tuft on his head. From Wordnik.com. [Spinifex and Sand] Reference
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