Family : Turnicidae

17 present species in the family of Turnicidae

Classification :
English name Scientific name Common name
Common ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticusTurnix mugissant
Red-backed ButtonquailTurnix maculosusTurnix moucheté
Hottentot ButtonquailTurnix hottentottusTurnix hottentot
Black-rumped ButtonquailTurnix nanusTurnix nain
Yellow-legged ButtonquailTurnix tankiTurnix indien
Spotted ButtonquailTurnix ocellatusTurnix de Luçon
Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitatorTurnix combattant
Madagascan ButtonquailTurnix nigricollisTurnix de Madagascar
Black-breasted ButtonquailTurnix melanogasterTurnix à poitrine noire
Chestnut-backed ButtonquailTurnix castanotusTurnix castanote
Buff-breasted ButtonquailTurnix oliviiTurnix de Robinson
Painted ButtonquailTurnix variusTurnix bariolé
Worcester's ButtonquailTurnix worcesteriTurnix de Worcester
Sumba ButtonquailTurnix everettiTurnix de Sumba
Red-chested ButtonquailTurnix pyrrhothoraxTurnix à poitrine rousse
Little ButtonquailTurnix veloxPetit Turnix
Quail-ploverOrtyxelos meiffreniiTurnix à ailes blanches

Sources : Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2013. IOC World Bird List (v7.1) doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.7.1.
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