Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Harlequin Quail

Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei

Described by: Delegorgue (1847)
Alternate common name(s): African Harlequin Quail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh 
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Africa s. of the Sahara, Madagascar and ex. sw. Arabia;
(1) Sw. Arabia.
(2) Senegambia, Mali, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Fernando Po, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, s. Somalia s. locally in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe to South Africa (ne. Cape Province, Transvaal, Orange Free State, Natal) and Madagascar.
(3) Sao Tome.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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