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Blue Quail (Synoicus adansonii) Verreaux,J & Verreaux,E, 1851
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae

Scientific:
  Synoicus adansonii
Citation:
  Verreaux,J & Verreaux,E, 1851

Protonym:
  Coturnix Adansonii

Avibase ID:
  CAA45AC64CCCBC1A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553874

Geographic range:

  • Synoicus adansonii: Wet grasslands of Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Blue Quail
Czech:
  křepelka Adansonova
German:
  Adansonwachtel
Danish:
  Afrikansk Dværgvagtel
Spanish:
  Codorniz Africana
Finnish:
  afrikansiniviiriäinen
French:
  Caille bleue
Italian:
  Quaglia blu
Japanese:
  aohimeuzura
Japanese:
  アオヒメウズラ
Dutch:
  Blauwe Kwartel
Norwegian:
  Afrikablåvaktel
Polish:
  przepiórka modra
Portuguese:
  Codorniz-azul
Russian:
  Африканская голубая куропатка
Slovak:
  prepelica modrá
Swedish:
  Blå dvärgvaktel
Chinese:
  非洲蓝鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Blue Quail ( Synoicus adansonii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Blue Quail ( Synoicus adansonii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Caille bleue ( Coturnix adansonii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Caille bleue ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 1st edition:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adamsonii)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
Clements 4th edition:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
eBird version 1.50:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
eBird version 1.52:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
eBird version 1.53:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
eBird version 1.54:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
eBird version 1.55:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Coturnix chinensis adansonii
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria adansonii)
James Lee Peters:
    Excalfactoria adansonii
James Lee Peters (original):
    Excalfactoria adansonii
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Excalfactoria adansonii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Blue Quail ( Coturnix adansonii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Coturnix adansonii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bloukwartel
Czech: křepelka Adansonova
Danish: Afrikansk Dværgvagtel
German: Adansonwachtel, Adonsonwachtel, Afrikanische Zwergwachtel, Zwergwachtel
English: African Blue Quail, African painted quail, Blue Quail, King Quail
Spanish: Codorniz Africana, Codorniz Azul Africana, Cordoniz Africana
Estonian: aafrika sinivutt
Finnish: afrikansiniviiriäinen
French: Caille bleue, Caille peinte d'Afrique
Hungarian: kék fürj
Italian: Quaglia blu
Japanese: aohimeuzura
Japanese: アオヒメウズラ
Latin: Coturnix adamsonii, Coturnix adansoni, Coturnix adansonii, Coturnix chinensis adansonii, Coturnix chunensis, Excalfactoria adamsoni, Excalfactoria adansonii, Synoicus adansonii
Dutch: Afrikaanse dwergkwartel, Blauwe Kwartel
Norwegian: Afrikablåvaktel
Polish: przepiórka modra
Portuguese: Codorniz-azul
Russian: Африканская голубая куропатка, Африканский голубой перепел
Slovak: prepelica modrá
Shona: Huta
Swedish: Blå dvärgvaktel
Swahili: Tombo Buluu
Tsonga: Xindogo
Chinese: 非洲蓝鹑

 

         

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