Common Buttonquail

Turnix sylvaticus - Turnix mugissant

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Turnicidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turnix

  • Species
    :

    sylvaticus

Descriptor

Desfontaines, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 25 à 30 cm.
  • Weight
    : 60 à 70 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Buttonquail (Turnix sylvaticus) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Turnix sylvaticus sylvaticus (s Iberian Pen., nw Africa)
  • Turnix sylvaticus lepurana (Africa south of the Sahara)
  • Turnix sylvaticus dussumier (e Iran to Myanmar)
  • Turnix sylvaticus davidi (c Thailand to s China, n Indochina and Taiwan)
  • Turnix sylvaticus bartelsorum (Java, Bali)
  • Turnix sylvaticus whiteheadi (Luzon. n Philippines.)
  • Turnix sylvaticus celestinoi (Bohol and Mindanao. s Philippines.)
  • Turnix sylvaticus nigrorum (Negros I.. c Philippines.)
  • Turnix sylvaticus suluensis (Sulu Arch.. sw Philippines.)

Foreign names

  • Turnix mugissant,
  • Torillo Andaluz,
  • Toirão,
  • Laufhühnchen,
  • guvatfürj,
  • Gestreepte Vechtkwartel,
  • Quaglia tridattila comune,
  • Springhöna,
  • Springvaktel,
  • prepeľovec krovinový,
  • perepel malý,
  • Løbehøne,
  • viiriäispyyjuoksija,
  • guatlla pintada andalusa,
  • Tindilfætla,
  • przepiórnik (zwyczajny),
  • mazā trīspirkstīte,
  • tekačica,
  • Африканская трёхперстка,
  • Gemak tegalan,
  • ヒメミフウズラ,
  • 林三趾鹑,
  • นกคุ่มอืดเล็ก,
  • 林三趾鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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