Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buttonquail :: Red-chested Buttonquail

Red-chested Buttonquail Turnix pyrrhothorax

Described by: Gould (1841)
Alternate common name(s): Red-chested Quail, Chestnut-breasted Buttonquail, Red-breasted Buttonquail, Yellow Buttonquail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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E. half of Australia;
Ex. ne. Western Austria, n. Northern Territory in Arnhem Land (along Tablelands Highway) e. to nw. and c. Queensland and s. through New South Wales (Deniliquin, Round Hill Nature Reserve) to w. Victoria and se. South Australia e. of Adelaide.
Ranges e. to se. Victoria.


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


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