(syn. Colinus Ϯ Crested Bobwhite C. cristatus) Gr. ευψυχος eupsukhos stout, courageous  < ευ eu  ideal; ψυχη psukhē  courage; ορτυξ ortux, ορτυγος ortugos  quail; "For the third section I propose the name of EUPSYCHORTYX  ...  EUPSYCHORTYX CRISTATUS. Crested Partridge.  ...  It is one of the prettiest members of the genus, and is very sprightly and animated in all its actions" (Gould 1844) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 18 December 2018).