Madagascar Buttonquail

The Madagascar Buttonquail is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar.

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The Madagascar Buttonquail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Madagascar Buttonquail (Turnix nigricollis) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Turnix nigricollis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. Stub icon This Gruiformes-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.v • d • e Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

Madagascar Buttonquail - Turnix nigricollis - Madagascar Buttonquail . ... Member Comments : 0. No comments Madagascar - F, Madagascar Buttonquail Turnix nigricollis. 8/20/1998, Mouth of Onilahy River Dryolimans cuvieri - Turnix nigricollis Copyright © 2000 by George Williams. Turnix nigricollis CLICK HERE to make comments, add a link, or submit content for Turnix nigricollis Almost all pictures on this site were taken with a Konica Minolta camera WILDMADAGASCAR. More

The Madagascar buttonquail is typically found in the grasslands, savannas, woodlands and dry forests of Madagascar as well as some neighboring islands. Natural diet: This bird feeds on Insects and seeds. Size / weight range: The Madagascar buttonquail grows to be 14-16 cm (about 6 inches) and weighs 67-84g (2-3 ounces). Interesting facts: These birds belong to the same order as cranes. More

* Madagascar Buttonquail, Turnix nigricollis * Spotted Buttonquail, Turnix ocellata * Black-breasted Buttonquail, Turnix melanogaster * Painted Buttonquail, Turnix varius * New Caledonia (Painted) Buttonquail, Turnix (varius) novaecaledoniae (extinct: early 20th century) * Chestnut-backed Buttonquail, Turnix More

* Madagascar buttonquail, Turnix nigricollis * painted buttonquail, Turnix varius * red-backed buttonquail, Turnix maculosus * red-chested buttonquail, Turnix pyrrhothorax * spotted buttonquail, Turnix ocellatus * Sumba buttonquail, Turnix everetti * Worcester's buttonquail, Turnix worcesteri * yellow-legged buttonquail, Turnix tanki All need to be checked. DCDuring TALK 11:35, 8 May 2009 (UTC) Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary. More

Madagascar Buttonquail Turnix nigricollis = Described by: Gmelin (1789) Alternate common name(s): Madagascar Button-quail, Black-necked Buttonquail Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Ifaty, Madagascar - Jan, 2007 More

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Turnicidae
Genus : Turnix
Species : nigricollis
Authority : (Gmelin, 1789)