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Brown Quail Coturnix ypsilophora
Described by: Bosc (1792)
Alternate common name(s): Tasmanian Brown Quail, Swamp Quail
Old scientific name(s): Synoicus ypsilophorus
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RangeLesser Sundas, New Guinea, Australia and Tasmania;
(1) Flores, Timor, Wetar, Kisar, Leti, Moa and Lakor.
(2) Sumba, Savu.
(3) N. New Guinea.
(4) C. New Guinea.
(5) S. New Guinea.
(6) E. New Guinea.
(7) Se. New Guinea in alpine areas.
(8) S. slopes of mountains in se. New Guinea.
(9) Sw. and e. Australia (sw. and ne. Western Australia, n. Northern Territory (Kakadu National Park, Holmes JungleSwamp near Darwin), e. Queensland, New South Wales (Glen Davis Road), Victoria and se. South Australia).
Introduced to New Zealand and Fiji.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Tom Tarrant
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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