Little Buttonquail

The species is found in grassland habitats.

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The Little 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 Little Buttonquail (Turnix velox) is a buttonquail, one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, the true quails. This species is resident in Australia, where it is one of the more common button-quails. The species is found in grassland habitats. The female is an unmarked pale colour below, and straw-brown above with white streaking; the male is similar but less neatly-marked. The species has a large pale bill, and pale eye. More

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Order : Gruiformes
Family : Turnicidae
Genus : Turnix
Species : velox
Authority : (Gould, 1841)