Taxon profile


Red-chested Buttonquail
Turnix pyrrhothorax (Gould, 1841)

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

Scientific synonyms

Austroturnix pyrrothorax intermedia Mathews, 1916
Hemipodius pyrrhothorax Gould, 1841
Turnix pyrrothorax berneyi Mathews, 1912

Least Concern

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [486b871c-47d6-4b3b-8044-22abbfc6e255]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turnix pyrrhothorax (Gould, 1841)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [518]

Bird Life [] [as Turnix pyrrhothorax (Gould, 1841)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Turnix pyrrhothorax (Gould, 1841)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Turnix pyrrhothorax (Gould, 1841)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Turnix pyrrhothorax]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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