Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buttonquail :: Barred Buttonquail

Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Bustard Quail, Sunda Buttonquail, Lesser Sunda Buttonquail, Common Buttonquail, Dusky Buttonquail, Indian Buttonquail, Philippine Buttonquail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kutch, Gujarat, India - Dec 10, 2007 © Jugal Tiwari  Biligiri Rangana Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka, India - Jul 15, 2006 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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India to se. Asia and islands of Indian and Pacific Oceans;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) India.
(2) Sri Lanka.
(3) Nepal, Sikkim, Bangladesh, ne. India (Assam) to ne. Burma.
(4) Ne. India (lower West Bengal).
(5) S. Japan (s. Kyushu), c. and s. Ryukyu Is. (Okinawa Is.).
(6) Taiwan.
(7) Burma, n. Vietnam, se. China and Hainan Is.
(8) Sc. Burma.
(9) C. Thailand.
(10) Malaya Peninsula (s. Burma and s. Thailand).
(11) Malay Peninsula.
(12) Sumatra (Riau and Lingga Archipelago), Belitung Is. and Bangka Is. to Java and Bali.
(13) Bawean Is. off Java.
(14) N. Philippine Is. (Luzon, Mindoro, Sibuyan, Masbate).
(15) W. Philippines (Palawan and Calamian Is.).
(16) Ce. Philippine Is. (Panay s. to Negros and Cebu).
(17) Sulawesi.
(18) Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa,Sangeang, Flores, Lomblen, Alor).


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


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