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Small Buttonquail

Turnix sylvaticus (Desfontaines, 1789)

The Kurrichane Buttonquail, Small Buttonquail, Common Buttonquail, or Andalusian Hemipode (Turnix sylvaticus) is a buttonquail, one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, the true quails. This species is resident from southern Spain and Africa through India and tropical Asia to Indonesia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
  Turnix

Scientific:
  Turnix sylvaticus

Citation:
  (Desfontaines, 1789)

Reference:
  Hist.Acad.R.Sci.Paris(1787) p.500 pl.13

Protonym:
  Tetrao sylvaticus

Avibase ID:
  0DA8BB90D5401FDB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0DA8BB90

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 678962

Geographic range:

  • Turnix sylvaticus sylvaticus: S Iberian Peninsula, n Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
  • Turnix sylvaticus lepurana: Africa south of the Sahara and extreme s Arabian Peninsula
  • Turnix sylvaticus dussumier: Extreme e Iran to India and Myanmar
  • Turnix sylvaticus davidi: Peninsular Thailand to s China, n Indochina and Taiwan
  • Turnix sylvaticus bartelsorum: Java and Bali
  • Turnix sylvaticus whiteheadi: Luzon I. (n Philippines)
  • Turnix sylvaticus nigrorum: Negros I. (Philippines)
  • Turnix sylvaticus celestinoi: S Philippines (Bohol and Mindanao)
  • Turnix sylvaticus suluensis: Sulu Archipelago
  • Show more...
English:
Small Buttonquail
Czech:
perepel malý
German:
Laufhühnchen
Danish:
Løbehøne
Spanish:
Torillo Andaluz
Finnish:
viiriäispyyjuoksija
French:
Turnix d'Andalousie
Icelandic:
Tindilfætla
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila
Japanese:
himemifuuzura
Japanese:
ヒメミフウズラ
Dutch:
Gestreepte Vechtkwartel
Norwegian:
Springvaktel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Springvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik zwyczajny
Portuguese:
Toirão
Russian:
Африканская трёхперстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec krovinový
Swedish:
springhöna
Ukrainian:
Триперстка африканська
Chinese:
林三趾鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Turnix d'Andalousie ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Turnix d'Andalousie ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Little Button Quail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Andalusian Hemipode ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Little Button-Quail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Little Button-Quail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Kurrichane Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Common Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvaticus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Small Buttonquail ( Turnix sylvatica) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix sylvaticus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix sylvaticus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turnix [sylvaticus or maculosus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bosveldkwarteltjie
Bengali: ছোট নাটাবটের
Catalan: Guàtlera andalusa, Guàtlera andalusa., Guatlla andalusa, Guatlla pintada andalusa
Catalan (Balears): Guàtlera andalusa, Guàtlera andalusa.
Montenegrin: prepeličica
Czech: Perepel evropský, perepel malý
Danish: Løbehøne
German: Bindenlaufhühnchen, Laufhühnchen, Rostkehlkampfwachtel, Spitzenschwanzlaufhühnchen, Spitzenschwanz-Laufhühnchen, Spitzschwanz-Laufhühnc
English: Andalucian Hemipode, Andalusian Hemipode, Bustard Quail, Buttonquail, Common Buttonquail, Common Button-Quail, Kurrichane Buttonquail, Kurrichane Button-Quail, Little Bustard Quail, Little Bustardquail, Little Button Quail, Little Buttonquail, Little Button-Quail, Little Kurrichane Buttonquail, Small button quail, Small Buttonquail, Small Button-quail, Striped Buttonquail, Striped Button-Quail
English (India): Small Buttonquail (Common Buttonquail)
English (IOC): Common Buttonquail
English (Kenya): Common Buttonquail
Spanish: Torillo, Torillo Andaluz, Tortillo andaluz
Spanish (Spain): Torillo Andaluz
Spanish (HBW): Torillo andaluz
Estonian: vuttledik
Basque: Guatlla andalusa
Persian: بلدرچین بوته‌ای
Finnish: Viiriäispyyjuoksija
French: Turnix d’Andalousie, Turnix d'Afrique, Turnix d'Andalousie, Turnix mugissant, Turnix sauvage
Galician: Guatlla andalusa, Tourón
Hebrew: טורניקס
Croatian: Prepeličica
Hungarian: guvatfürj
Indonesian: Burung Gemak Tegalan, Burung Puyuh Tegalan Kecil, Gemak Tegalan, Sonta
Icelandic: Tindilfætla
Italian: Quaglia tridatilla, Quaglia tridattila, Quaglia tridattila comune
Japanese: hime mi-fu uzura, himemifuuzura
Japanese: ヒメミフウズラ
Japanese (Kanji): 姫三斑鶉
Scientific: Tetrao sylvaticus, Turnix sylvatica, Turnix sylvaticus, Turnix sylvaticus sylvaticus
Lithuanian: Miškinė tripirštė, Miškinė vištelė
Latvian: mazā trīspirkstīte
Malay: Burung Puyuh Kecil
Dutch: Gestreepte Vechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Springvaktel
Norwegian: Springvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik, przepiórnik (zwyczajny), Przepiórnik biegacz, Przepiórnik zwyczajny
Pinyin: lín sān-zhǐ-chún, xiǎo sān-zhǐ-chún
Portuguese: Toirão, Toirão-comum, Turnix sylvatica, Turnix-sylvatica
Portuguese (Portugal): Toirão
Russian: Африканская трёхперстка, Африканская трёхпёрстка, Малая трехперстка
Sindhi: ثچي ؽٍين ث سً اٍي
Slovak: prepeľovec krovinový, prepeľovec ostrochvostý
Slovenian: tekacica, tekačica, tekacice
Shona: Huta
Serbian: Prepeličica
Sotho, Southern: Mabuaneng
Swedish: Springhöna
Swahili: Kipururu
Tamil: Kurung Kaadai
Thai: นกคุ่มแกลบ, นกคุ่มอืดเล็ก, หกคุ่มอืดเล็ก
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰûm èuut lék, nók kʰûm klàeep
Tswana: Lephurrwane
Turkish: bıldırcın yelvesi, bıldırcınyelvesi
Tsonga: Xitsatsana
Ukrainian: Триперстка африканська
Vietnamese: Chim Cun cút nhỏ, Cun cút nhỏ
Xhosa: Ingolwane
Chinese: 小三趾鹑, 林三趾鶉, 林三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 小三趾鶉, 林三趾鶉
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 林三趾鶉
Chinese (Taiwan): 林三趾鹑
Zulu: uNgoqo

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