Harlequin Quail

Coturnix delegorguei - Caille arlequin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coturnix

  • Species
    :

    delegorguei

Descriptor

Delegorgue, 1847

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 68 à 95 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Harlequin Quail (Coturnix delegorguei) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Coturnix delegorguei delegorguei (Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar)
  • Coturnix delegorguei histrionica (São Tomé)
  • Coturnix delegorguei arabica (s Arabia)

Foreign names

  • Caille arlequin,
  • Codorniz Arlequín,
  • Codorniz-arlequim,
  • Harlekinwachtel,
  • harlekinfürj,
  • Harlekijnkwartel,
  • Quaglia arlecchino,
  • Harlekinvaktel,
  • Harlekinvaktel,
  • prepelica pestrá,
  • křepelka harlekýn,
  • Harlekinvagtel,
  • afrikanviiriäinen,
  • Bontkwartel,
  • guatlla arlequí,
  • przepiórka pstra,
  • arlekīnpaipala,
  • Перепел-арлекин,
  • ヤクシャウズラ,
  • 花脸鹌鹑,
  • 丑鵪鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Caille arlequin
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

Sources of information

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