Taxon profile


Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Turnicidae - buttonquail »  genus Turnix

Scientific synonyms

Hemipodius castanotus Gould, 1840
Turnix castanota (Gould, 1840)
Turnix castanota alligator Mathews, 1912
Turnix castanonota Ogilvie-Grant, 1889
Turnix castanota magnifica Mathews, 1912
Turnix castanota melvillensis Mathews, 1912

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22680560]

Bird Life [] [as Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [76d914ee-200d-4d10-b7ab-e20afe43308d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Turnix castanotus Gould, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Turnix castanota (Gould, 1840)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Turnix castanotus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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