Madagascan Buttonquail

Turnix nigricollis - Turnix de Madagascar

Turnix de Madagascar
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Turnicidés

  • Genus
    :

    Turnix

  • Species
    :

    nigricollis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 59 à 84 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Turnix de Madagascar
♂ adult
Turnix de Madagascar
adult

Madagascan Buttonquail (Turnix nigricollis) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Turnix de Madagascar,
  • Torillo Malgache,
  • Toirão-malgaxe,
  • Schwarzkehl-Laufhühnchen,
  • madagaszkári guvatfürj,
  • Madagaskarvechtkwartel,
  • Quaglia tridattila del Madagascar,
  • Madagaskarspringhöna,
  • Madagaskarspringvaktel,
  • prepeľovec madagaskarský,
  • perepel madagaskarský,
  • Madagaskarløbehøne,
  • madagaskarinpyyjuoksija,
  • guatlla pintada de Madagascar,
  • przepiórnik czarnogardły,
  • Мадагаскарская трёхперстка,
  • マダガスカルミフウズラ,
  • 马岛三趾鹑,
  • 馬達加斯加三趾鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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