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Rock Bush-Quail

Perdicula argoondah (Sykes, 1832)

The Rock Bush Quail (Perdicula argoondah is a species of quail found in parts of peninsular India. They are very similar to and overlap in range with Perdicula asiatica. They are found in small coveys and are often detected only suddenly, when they burst out into flight en masse from under vegetation. It is 6.7–7.25 in (17–18.4 cm) in length and weighs 2.25–3 oz (64–85 g). Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Perdicula

Scientific:
  Perdicula argoondah

Citation:
  (Sykes, 1832)

Reference:
  PZS Pt2 no.23 p.153

Protonym:
  Coturnix Argoondah

Avibase ID:
  177160F1387B62B6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/177160F1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553875

Geographic range:

  • Perdicula argoondah argoondah: Peninsular India south to Madras
  • Perdicula argoondah meinertzhageni: NW India (south to Rann of Kutch and Madhya Pradesh)
  • Perdicula argoondah salimalii: S India (stony lateritic soils of e-central Mysore)
English:
Rock Bush-Quail
Czech:
křepelka madraská
German:
Madraswachtel
Danish:
Ørkenbuskvagtel
Spanish:
Perdicilla Argundá
Finnish:
aavikkopensasviiriäinen
French:
Perdicule argoondah
Italian:
Quaglietta del deserto
Japanese:
iwayabuuzura
Japanese:
イワヤブウズラ
Dutch:
Madrasdwergpatrijs
Norwegian:
Slettevaktel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Slettevaktel
Polish:
przepióreczka skalna
Portuguese:
Codorna-mateira-das-rochas
Russian:
Скальный кустарниковый перепел
Slovak:
jarabička skalná
Swedish:
slättbuskvaktel
Ukrainian:
Перепілка скельна
Chinese:
岩林鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Perdicula [asiatica or argoondah] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Guatlla roquera
Czech: Krepelka madraská, křepelka madraská
Danish: Ørkenbuskvagtel
German: Madraswachtel
English: Deccan Rock Bush Quail, Laterite Rock Bush Quail [salimalii], Mysore Rock Bush Quail [salimalii], Rock Bush Quail, Rock Bushquail, Rock Bush-Quail, Rock Quail
English (IOC): Rock Bush Quail
Spanish: Perdicilla Argundá
Spanish (Spain): Perdicilla Argundá
Spanish (HBW): Rock Bush-Quail
Estonian: kõnnuvutt
Finnish: Aavikkopensaspyy, aavikkopensasviiriäinen
French: Perdicule argoondah, Perdicule de semidésert
Italian: Quaglia delle rocce, Quaglietta del deserto
Japanese: iwayabuuzura
Japanese: イワヤブウズラ
Scientific: Coturnix Argoondah, Perdicula argoondah, Perdicula argoondah argoondah, Perdicula asiatica argoondah
Lithuanian: Kalninė džiunglinė putpelė
Malayalam: പാറവരിക്കാട
Dutch: Madrasdwergpatrijs
Norwegian Nynorsk: Slettevaktel
Norwegian: Slettevaktel
Polish: przepióreczka skalna
Portuguese: Codorna-mateira-das-rochas
Russian: Скальный кустарниковый перепел
Slovak: jarabička skalná
Swedish: Klippbuskvaktel, slättbuskvaktel
Ukrainian: Перепілка скельна
Chinese: 岩林鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 岩叢林鶉

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