Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buttonquail :: Painted Buttonquail
Painted Buttonquail Turnix varia
Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): New Caledonian Buttonquail, Varied Buttonquail
Old scientific name(s): Turnix varius
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RangeSw. Australia. E. Australia;
(1) New Caledonia.
(2) Sw. Western Australia n. to the Houtman Abrolhos Archipelago and Shark Bay.
(3) E. Australia from Cairns in e. Queensland (eucalyptus forest along the Mount Glorious from Brisbane), e. New South Wales (Glen Davis Road near Sidney), Victoria (Chiltern State Forest) and Tasmania, then w. to the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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