Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buttonquail :: Quail-plover

Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffrenii

Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): Lark Buttonquail, Lark-quail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. Africa along the s. border of the Sahara. E. Africa;
Fragmented distribution with two main populations;
Senegambia e. in s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Ivory Coast, s. Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, s. Chad (Lake Chad area), n. Central African Republic and s. Sudan to sw. Ethiopia. Uganda, c. and se. Kenya (Turkwell River, Lake Baringo, Samburu Game Reserve and Shaba Game Reserve, Kora National Reserve, Meru, Tsavo National Park and Tangarire National Park).


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


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