Red-backed Buttonquail

Turnix maculosus - Turnix moucheté

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Turnicidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turnix

  • Species
    :

    maculosus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1815

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 23 à 51 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-backed Buttonquail (Turnix maculosus) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family.

Subspecific information 14 subspecies

  • Turnix maculosus maculosus (Roti, Semau, Timor, Wetar, Moa and Kisar. Lesser Sundas.)
  • Turnix maculosus kinneari (Peleng I.. e of Sulawesi.)
  • Turnix maculosus beccarii (Sulawesi, Muna and Tomia Is.. Tukangbesi Is..)
  • Turnix maculosus obiensis (Kai Is., Babar I.)
  • Turnix maculosus sumbanus (Sumba I.. Lesser Sundas.)
  • Turnix maculosus floresianus (Sumbawa, Komodo, Padar, Flores and Alor. Lesser Sundas.)
  • Turnix maculosus savuensis (Sawu I.. Lesser Sundas.)
  • Turnix maculosus saturatus (New Britain, Duke of York I.. Bismarck Arch..)
  • Turnix maculosus furvus (Huon Pen.. ne New Guinea)
  • Turnix maculosus giluwensis (c New Guinea)
  • Turnix maculosus horsbrughi (s New Guinea)
  • Turnix maculosus mayri (Louisiade Arch.. New Guinea.)
  • Turnix maculosus salomonis (Guadalcanal. Solomon Is..)
  • Turnix maculosus melanotus (n and e Australia)

Foreign names

  • Turnix moucheté,
  • Torillo Moteado,
  • Toirão-de-dorso-vermelho,
  • Fleckenlaufhühnchen,
  • foltos guvatfürj,
  • Roodrugvechtkwartel,
  • Quaglia tridattila dorsorosso,
  • Rödryggad springhöna,
  • Rødhalsspringvaktel,
  • prepeľovec ostrozobý,
  • perepel australasijský,
  • Grårygget Løbehøne,
  • ruohikkopyyjuoksija,
  • guatlla pintada dorsi-roja,
  • przepiórnik cienkodzioby,
  • Красноспинная трёхперстка,
  • Gemak totol,
  • アカエリミフウズラ,
  • 红背三趾鹑,
  • 紅背三趾鶉,

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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