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Buff-breasted Buttonquail

Turnix olivii Robinson, HC 1900

The buff-breasted buttonquail is the largest and possibly the rarest of the buttonquail. This species is endemic to Cape York Peninsula, in Queensland, Australia. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
   Turnix
Scientific:
  Turnix olivii


Original description

Citation:
  Robinson, HC 1900

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 10 p.43

Protonym:
  Turnix olivii

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/206170#page/75/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0D9258BFE1F265BE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0D9258BF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0D9258BF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553927


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Turnix olivii: northeastern Australia (Cape York Peninsula, northern Queensland); very rare (no documented records since 1924, and possibly extinct)
English:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail
Catalan:
Guatlla pintada de Robinson
Czech:
perepel okrovoprsý
Danish:
Olivenbrystet Løbehøne
German:
Ockerbrust-Laufhühnchen
Spanish:
Torillo de Robinson
Spanish (Spain):
Torillo de Robinson
Finnish:
okrapyyjuoksija
French:
Turnix de Robinson
Croatian:
sivoglava trkuša
Hungarian:
barnabegyű guvatfürj
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila pettocamoscio
Japanese (romaji):
haimunemifuuzura
Japanese:
ハイムネミフウズラ
Lithuanian:
Geltonkrūtė tripirštė
Dutch:
Cape-Yorkvechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rustnakkespringvaktel
Norwegian:
Rustnakkespringvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik płowy
Portuguese:
Toirão-de-peito-pardo
Russian:
Светлогрудая трёхперстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec veľkozobý
Serbian:
Žutogruda prepeličica
Swedish:
beigebröstad springhöna
Ukrainian:
Триперстка вохристовола
Chinese:
黄胸三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional):
黃胸三趾鶉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Buff-breasted Button-quail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Turnix de Robinson ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Turnix de Robinson ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Buff-breasted Quail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Turnix castanota olivii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Turnix castanota olivii
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Turnix castanota olivii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Buff-breasted Buttonquail ( Turnix olivii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix olivii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix olivii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turnix [varius, novaecaledoniae or olivii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Guatlla de Robinson, Guatlla pintada de Robinson
Czech: perepel okrovoprsý
Danish: Olivenbrystet Løbehøne
German: Ockerbrust-Laufhühnchen, Robinson-Laufhühnchen, Rotrücken-Laufhühnchen
English: Buff breasted Buttonquail, Buff-breasted Button Quail, Buff-breasted Buttonquail, Buff-breasted Button-quail, Buff-breasted Quail, Olive's Buttonquail, Robinson's Buttonquail
English, HBW: Buff-breasted Buttonquail
English (IOC): Buff-breasted Buttonquail
English (United States): Buff-breasted Buttonquail
Esperanto: Nordaŭstralia turnico
Spanish: Torillo de Robinson
Spanish (Spain): Torillo de Robinson
Spanish (HBW): Buff-breasted Buttonquail
Estonian: queenslandi ledik
Finnish: okrapyyjuoksija
French: Turnix de Robinson
Croatian: sivoglava trkuša
Hungarian: barnabegyű guvatfürj
Italian: Quaglia tridattila pettocamoscio
Japanese (romaji): haimunemifuuzura, seakamifuuzura
Japanese: セアカミフウズラ, ハイムネミフウズラ
Scientific: Austroturnix olivii coenensis, Turnix castanota olivii, Turnix castanotus olivii, Turnix olivii
Lithuanian: Geltonkrūtė tripirštė
Dutch: Cape Yorkvechtkwartel, Cape York-vechtkwartel, Cape-Yorkvechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rustnakkespringvaktel
Norwegian: Rustnakkespringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik plowy, przepiórnik płowy
Portuguese: Toirão-de-peito-pardo
Portuguese (Portugal): toirão-de-peito-creme
Russian: Светлогрудая трёхперстка
Slovak: prepeľovec veľkozobý
Serbian: Žutogruda prepeličica
Swedish: Beigebröstad springhöna
Turkish: Robinson Bıldırcınyelvesi
Ukrainian: Триперстка вохристовола
Chinese: 黄胸三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 黃胸三趾鶉

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