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King Quail
Excalfactoria chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Phasianidae - pheasants and allies »  genus Excalfactoria

Scientific synonyms

Tetrao chinensis Linnaeus, 1766
Synoicus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Coturnix chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Other names

= Asian Blue Quail
= Blue-breasted Quail

Least Concern LC  as Synoicus chinensis

Images

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

male

Author: Petr Pivoňka

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

male

Author: Ondřej Šťastník

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

female

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

female

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

male

Author: Jirka Schmidt

juvenile animal

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

Author: Klaus Rudloff

nest

Excalfactoria chinensis - King Quail

female

Author: Tomáš Najer

egg

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Excalfactoria chinensis australis Gould, 1865
subspecies Excalfactoria chinensis chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
subspecies Excalfactoria chinensis colletti Mathews, 1912
subspecies Excalfactoria chinensis lepida Hartlaub, 1879
subspecies Excalfactoria chinensis lineata (Scopoli, 1786)
subspecies Excalfactoria chinensis trinkutensis Richmond, 1902

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678979]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Synoicus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22678979]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Synoicus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [2481f9e1-587b-46da-883e-ce4e38fac9e3]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Excalfactoria chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Excalfactoria chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
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 [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Synoicus chinensis Linnaeus, 1766]
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 Coturnix chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Coturnix chinensis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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