- Species Common Name Mountain Quail
- Species Scientific Name Oreortyx pictus
- Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
- State Listing Status Sensitive
Northern Basin and Range
The Northern Basin and Range ecoregion covers the very large southeastern portion of the state, from Burns south to the Nevada border and from the Christmas Valley east to Idaho. It is largely a high elevation desert-like area dominated by sagebrush communities and habitats.