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Japanese Quail
Coturnix japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1849
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Coturnix

Scientific:
  Coturnix japonica

Citation:
  Temminck & Schlegel, 1849

Reference:
  FaunaJap.Aves[Siebold] p.103 pl.61

Protonym:
  C. vulgaris japonica

Avibase ID:
  110CF4251A857B0D

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176013


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Coturnix japonica: E Palearctic; winters to SE Asia and e China
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Japanese Quail
Czech:
  křepelka japonská
German:
  Japanwachtel
Danish:
  Japansk Vagtel
Spanish:
  Codorniz Japonesa
Finnish:
  japaninviiriäinen
French:
  Caille du Japon
Icelandic:
  Japanese Quail
Italian:
  Quaglia del Giappone
Japanese:
  uzura
Japanese:
  ウズラ
Dutch:
  Japanse Kwartel
Norwegian:
  Engvaktel
Polish:
  przepiórka japonska
Portuguese:
  Codorna-japonesa
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Japanese Quail
Russian:
  Немой перепел
Slovak:
  prepelica japonská
Swedish:
  japansk vaktel
Chinese:
  鹌鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Caille du Japon ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Caille du Japon ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.02:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.03:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Coturnix japonica [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Coturnix japonica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Coturnix [coturnix or japonica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Guatlla del Japó, Guatlla japonesa
Czech: Krepelka japonská, křepelka japonská
Danish: Japansk Vagtel
German: Japanwachtel
English: Asian Migratory Quail, Asiatic Migratory Quail, Japanese Quail
Spanish: Codorniz Japonesa, Cordoniz Japonesa
Estonian: ida-põldvutt
Finnish: Japaninviiriäinen
French: Caille du Japon, Caille japonaise
Irish: Gearg Sheapánach
Hungarian: japán fürj
Italian: Quaglia del Giappone, Quaglia giapponese
Japanese: uzura
Japanese: ウズラ
Japanese (Kanji):
Korean: 메추라기
Latin: Coturnix coturnix japonica, Coturnix japonica
Lithuanian: Japoninė putpelė
Latvian: Japānas paipala
Mongolian: Наран бөднө, Наран бүднээ
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠨᠠᠷᠠᠨ ᠪᠦᠳᠣᠨ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠦᠳᠣᠨ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бүднэ
Mongolian (Transliteration): büden, me-churagi, naraŋ böden, naraŋ büdnee
Malay: Burung Puyuh
Dutch: Japanse Kwartel, Japanse wartel
Norwegian: Engvaktel, Japansk vaktel
Polish: przepiórka japonska, przepiórka japońska
Pinyin: ānchun, chì-hóu ānchun, chún, hóng-miàn ānchun, rìběn ānchun
Portuguese: Codorna-japonesa
Russian: Немой, немой перепел, Перепел немой, Японский перелел, Японский перепел
Slovak: prepelica japonská
Slovenian: prepelica
Swedish: Japansk vaktel
Thai: นกคุ่มญี่ปุ่น
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰûm yîi-pùn
Turkish: Japon Bıldırcını
Vietnamese: Cay mốc, Cay Nhật, Cay nhật bản, Chim cút Nhật Bản
Chinese: 日本鹌鹑, 红面鹌鹑, 赤喉鹌鹑, 鵪鶉, 鹌鹑, 鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 日本鵪鶉, 紅面鵪鶉, 赤喉鵪鶉, 鵪鶉, 鶉
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 鵪鶉
Chinese (Taiwan): 鹌鹑

 

         

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