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  Black-breasted Button-quail (Turnix melanogaster)

Black-breasted Button-quail | Turnix melanogaster photo
Black-breasted Button-quail , Inskip Point, South-east Queensland, Australia

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BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Turnix melanogaster in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Turnicidae
Genus:Turnix
Species:melanogaster
Common Name:Black-breasted Button-quail

Relatives in same Genus
  Painted Button-quail (T. varia)