Taxon profile


Painted Buttonquail
Turnix varius (Latham, 1801)

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

Scientific synonyms

Turnix varia (Latham, 1801)

Least Concern LC

Taxon in country check-lists


Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Turnix varius novaecaledoniae Ogilvie-Grant, 1889
subspecies Turnix varius scintillans (Gould, 1845) - Abrolhos Painted Button-quail
subspecies Turnix varius varius (Latham, 1801)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [62288672]

Bird Life [] [as Turnix varius (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [28b46d5d-ac30-4417-8d8a-4131b4661ca1]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turnix varius (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Turnix varius (Latham, 1801)]
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 varius Latham, 1801]
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 varia (Latham, 1801)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Turnix varius]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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