Chestnut-backed Buttonquail

Turnix castanotus - Turnix castanote

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Turnicidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turnix

  • Species
    :

    castanotus

Descriptor

Gould, 1840

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 87 à 124 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Turnix castanote,
  • Torillo dorsicastaño,
  • toirão-de-dorso-castanho,
  • Rotrücken-Laufhühnchen,
  • vöröshátú guvatfürj,
  • Rosse Vechtkwartel,
  • Quaglia tridattila dorsocastano,
  • rostryggig springhöna,
  • Perlespringvaktel,
  • prepeľovec hnedochrbtý,
  • perepel kaštanový,
  • Brunrygget Løbehøne,
  • savannipyyjuoksija,
  • guatlla pintada dorsicastanya,
  • przepiórnik rdzawogrzbiety,
  • Каштановоспинная трёхпёрстка,
  • セアカミフウズラ,
  • 栗背三趾鹑,
  • 栗背三趾鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 26-03-2006
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