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Swamp or Brown Quail

Coturnix [ypsilophora or australis] (= Coturnix ypsilophora) (Bosc, 1792)

The brown quail, also known as the swamp quail, silver quail and Tasmanian quail, is an Australasian true quail of the family Phasianidae. It is a small, ground-dwelling bird and is native to mainland Australia, Tasmania and Papua New Guinea and has been introduced to New Zealand and Fiji. Widespread and common throughout its large range, the brown quail is evaluated as being of "least concern" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Coturnix
Scientific:
  Coturnix ypsilophora


Original description

Citation:
  (Bosc, 1792)

Reference:
  J.Hist.Nat.Paris p.297 pl.39

Protonym:
  Coturnix ypsilophorus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8427702


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0CB2A17A1A749F70

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0CB2A17A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0CB2A17A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553873

Geographic range:

  • Coturnix ypsilophora: Tasmania
  • Coturnix australis australis: Moist areas of Australia
  • Coturnix australis raaltenii: Lesser Sundas (Flores, Timor and adjacent islands)
  • Coturnix australis pallidior: Lesser Sundas (Sumba and Sawu)
  • Coturnix australis saturatior: Lowlands of n New Guinea
  • Coturnix australis dogwa: Lowlands of s New Guinea
  • Coturnix australis plumbea: Lowlands of e New Guinea
  • Coturnix australis monticola: Alpine grasslands of se New Guinea
  • Coturnix australis mafulu: S slopes of mountains of se New Guinea
  • Coturnix australis lamonti: Mid-montane central highlands of New Guinea
  • Show more...
English:
Swamp or Brown Quail
French:
Caille tasmane ou C. australe


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Coturnix [ypsilophora or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Coturnix [ypsilophora or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Coturnix [ypsilophora or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Synoicus [ypsilophorus or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Synoicus [ypsilophorus or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Synoicus [ypsilophorus or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Synoicus [ypsilophorus or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Synoicus [ypsilophorus or australis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Swamp or Brown Quail ( Coturnix [ypsilophora or australis])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Caille tasmane ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Brown Quail ( Synoicus ypsilophorus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Synoicus ypsilophorus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Synoicus ypsilophorus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Synoicus ypsilophorus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Brown Quail ( Coturnix ypsilophora) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coturnix ypsilophora [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coturnix ypsilophora [version 1]

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Catalan: Guatlla bruna
Czech: křepelka proměnlivá, Krepelka tasmánská
Danish: Brun Vagtel, Sumpvagtel
German: Tasmanienwachtel, Ypsilonwachtel
English: Brown Quail, Greater Brown Quail, Partridge Quail, Silver Quail, Sombre Quail, Swamp or Brown Quail, Swamp Partridge, Swamp Quail, Tasmanian Brown Quail
English, HBW: Brown Quail
English (IOC): Brown Quail
English (United States): Brown Quail
Esperanto: Bruna koturno
Spanish: Codorniz de Tasmania, Codorniz parda, Codorniz Tasmana
Spanish (Spain): Codorniz de Tasmania
Spanish (HBW): Brown Quail
Estonian: soovutt
Finnish: Suoviiriäinen
French: Caille australe, Caille marais, Caille tasmane, Caille tasmane ou C. australe
Croatian: močvarna prepelica
Indonesian: Puyuh Coklat
Italian: Quaglia bruna, Quaglia bruna della Tasmania
Japanese (romaji): numauzura
Japanese: ヌマウズラ
Scientific: Coturnix [ypsilophora or australis], Coturnix ypsilophora, Coturnix ypsilophora ypsilophora, Coturnix ypsilophorus, Synoicus [ypsilophorus or australis], Synoicus ypsilophora, Synoicus ypsilophora ypsilophora, Synoicus ypsilophorus, Synoicus ypsilophorus ypsilophorus
Lithuanian: Tasmaninė putpelė
Dutch: Bruine Kwartel, Tasmaanse Bruine Kwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sumpvaktel
Norwegian: Australsk vaktel, Sumpvaktel, Tasmaniavaktel
Polish: przepiórka blotna, przepiórka błotna
Portuguese: Codorna-marrom
Portuguese (Portugal): codorniz-australiana, Codorniz-parda
Russian: бурый перепел, Коричневый перепел
Slovak: Prepelica hnedá, prepelica mokrinová
Serbian: Australijska smeđa prepelica
Swedish: Brun vaktel
Turkish: Boz bıldırcın
Ukrainian: Перепілка бура
Chinese: 褐鹌鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 褐鶉

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