King Quail

Excalfactoria chinensis - Caille peinte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Excalfactoria

  • Species
    :

    chinensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 31 à 41 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

King Quail (Excalfactoria chinensis) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Excalfactoria chinensis chinensis (India to Sri Lanka, Malay Pen., Sumatra, Java, Indochina, se China and Taiwan)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis trinkutensis (Nicobar Is.)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis lineata (Philippines, Borneo, Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi, Moluccas)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis lepida (Bismarck Arch.)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis australis (e Australia)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis colletti (n Australia)

Foreign names

  • Caille peinte,
  • Codorniz China,
  • Codorniz-da-china,
  • Zwergwachtel,
  • kínai törpefürj,
  • Chinese Dwergkwartel,
  • Quaglia pettoblu,
  • Kinesisk dvärgvaktel,
  • Asiablåvaktel,
  • prepelica čínska,
  • křepelka čínská,
  • Kinesisk Dværgvagtel,
  • idänsiniviiriäinen,
  • guatlla blava asiàtica,
  • przepiórka chińska,
  • Расписной перепел,
  • Puyuh batu,
  • ヒメウズラ,
  • 蓝胸鹑,
  • นกคุ่มสี,
  • 藍胸鶉,

Habitat

Shrubland :

Geographic range

Illustration

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