Hottentot Buttonquail

Turnix hottentottus - Turnix hottentot

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Turnicidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turnix

  • Species
    :

    hottentottus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1815

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hottentot Buttonquail (Turnix hottentottus) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Turnix hottentot,
  • Torillo Hotentote,
  • Toirão-hotentote,
  • *Hottentottenlaufhühnchen,
  • hottentotta guvatfürj,
  • Hottentotvechtkwartel,
  • Quaglia tridattila ottentotta,
  • Hottentottspringhöna,
  • Hottentottspringvaktel,
  • prepeľovec kapský,
  • perepel hottentotský,
  • Hottentotløbehøne,
  • afrikanpyyjuoksija,
  • Kaapse Kwarteltjie,
  • guatlla pintada hotentot,
  • przepiórnik hotentocki,
  • Капская трёхперстка,
  • ホオアカミフウズラ,
  • 非洲三趾鹑,
  • 南非三趾鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry, Moist ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

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