Yellow-legged Buttonquail

Turnix tanki - Turnix indien

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Turnicidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turnix

  • Species
    :

    tanki

Descriptor

Blyth, 1843

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 35 à 113 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow-legged Buttonquail (Turnix tanki) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Turnix tanki tanki (c Pakistan, India, Nicobar and Andaman Is.)
  • Turnix tanki blanfordii (se Siberia, Korea and ne China to Myanmar, Thailand and Indochina)

Foreign names

  • Turnix indien,
  • Torillo Tanki,
  • Toirão-de-pernas-amarelas,
  • Rotnacken-Laufhühnchen,
  • usszuri guvatfürj,
  • Chinese Vechtkwartel,
  • Quaglia tridattila zampegialle,
  • Gulfotad springhöna,
  • Orientspringvaktel,
  • prepeľovec žltonohý,
  • perepel žlutonohý,
  • Gulbenet Løbehøne,
  • ketopyyjuoksija,
  • guatlla pintada camagroga,
  • przepiórnik żółtonogi,
  • rudkakla trīspirkstīte,
  • Пятнистая трёхперстка,
  • チョウセンミフウズラ,
  • 黄脚三趾鹑,
  • นกคุ่มอืดใหญ่,
  • 黃腳三趾鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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