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Blue-breasted or Blue Quail

Excalfactoria [chinensis or adansonii] (= Excalfactoria chinensis) (Linnaeus, C 1766)




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Excalfactoria
Scientific:
  Excalfactoria chinensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Tetrao chinensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946473


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  853DCA4A63A08D14

Avibase ID:
  avibase-853DCA4A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/853DCA4A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176009

Geographic range:

  • Excalfactoria adansonii: Wet grasslands of Africa south of the Sahara
  • Excalfactoria chinensis [chinensis, lineatula or palmeri]: India to Sri Lanka, Malaya, Indochina, se China and Taiwan
  • Excalfactoria chinensis trinkutensis: Nicobar Islands
  • Excalfactoria chinensis lepida: Bismarck Archipelago
  • Excalfactoria chinensis novaeguineae: Montane forests of New Guinea
  • Excalfactoria chinensis papuensis: SE New Guinea
  • Excalfactoria chinensis lineata: Philippines; Borneo; Sumatra and Java to Sulawesi, Sula Islands, and Lesser Sundas (Lombok to Sumba, Flores and Timor)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis colletti: N Australia (Northern Territory)
  • Excalfactoria chinensis victoriae: E Australia (Queensland to Victoria)
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English:
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail
French:
Caille peinte ou C. bleue


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Coturnix [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Coturnix [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-breasted or Blue Quail ( Excalfactoria [chinensis or adansonii])
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
King Quail ( Excalfactoria chinensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Indian Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Indian Blue Quail ( Coturnix chinensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Bloukwartel
Bengali: রাজ বটেরা
Catalan: Guatlla blava asiàtica
Cebuano: pitpitaw
Czech: Krepelka cínská
Danish: Afrikansk Dværgvagtel
German: Zwergwachtel
English: Blue Quail, Blue-breasted or Blue Quail, Blue-breasted Quail, Indian Blue Quail, King Quail
Esperanto: Ĉina koturno
Spanish: Codorniz Azul China
Estonian: aafrika sinivutt
Finnish: idänsiniviiriäinen, Siniviiriäinen
French: Caille peinte, Caille peinte ou C. bleue
Irish: Gearg Shíneach
Hungarian: kínai törpefürj
Indonesian: Sonta kasamba-kasamba, Sonta samba-samba
Italian: Quaglia della Cina
Japanese (romaji): aohimeuzura
Japanese: アオヒメウズラ, ヒメウズラ
Japanese (Kanji): 姫鶉
Scientific: Coturnix [chinensis or adansonii], Coturnix chinensis, Coturnix chinensis chinensis, Excalfactoria [chinensis or adansonii], Excalfactoria chinensis, Synoicus [chinensis or adansonii], Synoicus chinensis, Synoicus chinensis chinensis, Tetrao chinensis
Lithuanian: Azijinė melsvoji kurapka
Malayalam: നീലമാറന്‍  കാട
Malay: Pikau
Nepali: खरबट्टाई
Dutch: Chinese Dwergkwartel
Norwegian: Asiablåvaktel
Polish: przepiórka chinska, przepiórka chińska
Pinyin: lán-xiōng chún
Portuguese: Codorniz-da-china
Russian: Расписной перепел
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Laya-nil Piriwatuwa
Slovak: prepelica cínska
Swedish: Kinesisk dvärgvaktel
Thai: นกคุ่มสี
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰûm sĭi
Ukrainian: Перепілка китайська
Vietnamese: Cay trung quốc
Chinese: 蓝胸鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 藍胸鶉
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 小鵪鶉
Chinese (Taiwan): 小鹌鹑

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