Harlequin Quail This page first published: Jun 7, 2005 · Updated: Jun 12, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This post may contain affiliate links · This blog generates income via ads · Harlequin Quail lives from southern up to central Africa. It has brown feathers. The male has a distinctive black and white face mask as well. This is not the same Quail as the Montezuma Quail, which is sometimes called “Harlequin” as well.