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

Blue Quail Coturnix adansonii

Described by: Verreaux, J.; Verreaux, E. (1851)
Alternate common name(s): African Blue Quail, King Quail
Old scientific name(s): Excalfactoria adansonii


No photographs are available for this species


Africa s. of the Sahara;
Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, n. Zaire, se. Sudan, sw. Ethiopia s. to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and e. South Afirca (Natal and e. Cape Province).


No videos are available for this species


No sounds are available for this species


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


Please email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.

If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.