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Painted Buttonquail

Turnix varius (Latham, J 1802)

The painted buttonquail is a species of buttonquail, the family Turnicidae, which resemble, but are unrelated to, the quails of Phasianidae. This species is resident in Australia where numbers are believed to be in decline. A subspecies, the Abrolhos painted buttonquail, is endemic to the Houtman Abrolhos islands. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Latham, J 1802)

Reference:
   Suppl. Indicis Orn.

Imprint year:
  1801

Protonym:
  Perdix varia

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33261437


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  53E15B4C0DB832A3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-53E15B4C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/53E15B4C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 678967

Geographic range:

  • Turnix varius varius: SW, e and se Australia and Tasmania
  • Turnix varius scintillans: Houtman Abrolhos Islands (off sw Australia)
English:
Painted Buttonquail
Catalan:
Guatlla pintada ullroja
Czech:
perepel rudooký
Danish:
Rødøjet Løbehøne
German:
Buntlaufhühnchen
Spanish:
Torillo pintojo
Finnish:
pensaikkopyyjuoksija
French:
Turnix bariolé
Croatian:
velika trkuša
Hungarian:
tarka guvatfürj
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila pittata
Japanese (romaji):
sasafumifuuzura
Japanese:
ササフミフウズラ
Lithuanian:
puošnioji tripirštė
Dutch:
Bonte Vechtkwartel
Norwegian:
Rødøyespringvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik śniady
Portuguese:
toirão-colorido
Russian:
Расписная трёхпёрстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec maľovaný
Serbian:
Šarena prepeličica
Swedish:
brokspringhöna
Ukrainian:
триперстка червоноока
Chinese:
彩三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional):
花彩三趾鶉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate group] ( Turnix varius [varius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate group] ( Turnix varius [varius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate group] ( Turnix varius [varius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate group] ( Turnix varius [varius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate group] ( Turnix varius [varius])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate] ( Turnix varius [varius or scintillans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate] ( Turnix varius [varius or scintillans])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Painted Buttonquail [nominate] ( Turnix varius [varius or scintillans])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Painted Buttonquail (Painted) ( Turnix varius varius/scintillans) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Painted Buttonquail (Painted) ( Turnix varius varius/scintillans) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Painted Buttonquail (Painted) ( Turnix varius varius/scintillans) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Painted Buttonquail (Painted) ( Turnix varius varius/scintillans) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Painted Buttonquail ( Turnix varius) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Guatlla pintada ullroja
Czech: perepel rudooký
Danish: Rødøjet Løbehøne
German: Buntlaufhühnchen, Buntlaufhühnchen (varius/scintillans)
English: Painted Buttonquail, Painted Buttonquail (nominate group), Painted Buttonquail (Painted), Painted Buttonquail [nominate group], Painted Buttonquail [nominate], Painted Buttonquail [varius]
English, HBW: Painted Buttonquail
English (IOC): Painted Buttonquail, Painted Buttonquail (Painted)
English (United States): Painted Buttonquail (Painted)
Esperanto: Buntoturnico
Spanish: Torillo Pintojo, Torillo Pintojo (varius/scintillans)
Spanish (Spain): Torillo pintojo (varius/scintillans)
Estonian: suurledik
Finnish: pensaikkopyyjuoksija
French: Turnix bariolé, Turnix bariolé [nominal], Turnix bariolé [varius ou scintillans]
Croatian: velika trkuša
Hungarian: tarka guvatfürj
Icelandic: Snúðfætla (varius/scintillans)
Italian: Quaglia tridattila pittata, Quaglia tridattila varia
Japanese (romaji): sasafumifuuzura, sasafumifuuzura (varius/scintillans)
Japanese: ササフミフウズラ, ササフミフウズラ (varius/scintillans), ササフミフウズラ(varius/scintillans), ササミフウズラ
Scientific: Perdix varia, Turnix varia, Turnix varius, Turnix varius [varius or scintillans], Turnix varius [varius], Turnix varius varius, Turnix varius varius/scintillans
Lithuanian: puošnioji tripirštė
Dutch: Bonte Vechtkwartel
Norwegian: Rødøyespringvaktel, rødøyespringvaktel (varius/scintillans)
Polish: przepiórnik sniady, przepiórnik śniady, przepiórnik śniady (varius/scintillans)
Portuguese: toirão-colorido
Portuguese (Portugal): toirão-colorido (varius/scintillans)
Russian: Расписная трехперстка, Расписная трёхперстка, Расписная трёхпёрстка, Расписная трёхперстка (varius/scintillans)
Slovak: prepelovec malovaný, prepeľovec maľovaný, prepeľovec maľovaný (skup.)
Serbian: Šarena prepeličica, Šarena prepeličica (australijska)
Swedish: Brokspringhöna, brokspringhöna (varius/scintillans)
Turkish: Boyalı Bıldırcınyelvesi, Boyalı bıldırcınyelvesi (varius/scintillans)
Ukrainian: триперстка червоноока
Chinese: 彩三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 花彩三趾鶉

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