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Common Quail

Coturnix coturnix (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The common quail, or European quail, is a small ground-nesting game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is mainly migratory, breeding in the western Palearctic and wintering in Africa and southern India. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Coturnix
Scientific:
  Coturnix coturnix


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.161

Protonym:
  Tetrao Coturnix

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727068


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CAFE345DCABD8BF8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CAFE345D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CAFE345D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553871

Geographic range:

  • Coturnix coturnix: Widespread Palearctic region; e and s Africa
English:
Common Quail
Catalan:
Guatlla comuna
Czech:
křepelka polní
Danish:
Vagtel
German:
Wachtel
Spanish:
Codorniz Común
Spanish (Spain):
Codorniz Común
Finnish:
viiriäinen
French:
Caille des blés
Croatian:
Prepelica
Hungarian:
Fürj
Icelandic:
Kornhæna
Italian:
Quaglia
Japanese (romaji):
yo-roppauzura
Japanese:
ヨーロッパウズラ
Lithuanian:
Putpelė
Dutch:
Kwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vaktel
Norwegian:
Vaktel
Polish:
przepiórka
Portuguese:
Codorniz
Russian:
Перепел
Slovak:
prepelica poľná
Serbian:
prepelica
Swedish:
vaktel
Ukrainian:
Перепілка
Chinese:
西鹌鹑
Chinese (Traditional):
普通鵪鶉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Coturnix [coturnix or japonica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Abkhazian: аЧа
Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Kwartel
Altai: бӧднӧ
Arabic: السمان, السمانى, السمانى فري، فريرة, الفرّ, سمان شائع- فري, فري
Asturian: Parpayar común, Parpayuela
Azerbaijani: Adi bildirçin, adi bildirçin ади билдирчин, Bildirçin, bildirçin билдирчин
Bashkir: бүҙәнә, бүҙәнәләр, бүҙәнәһе, бүтбелдек, бытбылдыҡ, бытбылдыҡтар
Belarusian: pierapiołka, Перапелка, перапёлка
Bulgarian: p"dp"d"k, Пъдпъдък
Bengali: পাতি বটেরা, ঩াচত ফমটযা
Bengali (transliteration): pāti baṭērā
Breton: Ar goailh-soul, Goailh, koailh, Koailh-soul
Catalan: Guàtlera, Guatlla, Guatlla comuna
Catalan (Balears): Guàtlera
Montenegrin: prepelica, prepelice, препелица, препелице
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): препелица, препелице
Czech: křepelka, Krepelka polní, Křepelka polní
Chuvash: Ахаль путене, пĕтпĕлтĕк, путене, путенесем, путени
Welsh: Rhinc, sofliar
Danish: Vagtel
German: Wachtel, Wachtel-coturnix
Greek: (Κοινό) Ορτύκι, [ortiki], ortiki, Ορτύκι
Greek (Cypriot): Ορτύκι
English: Common quail, Eurasian Common Quail, European Migratory Quail, European Quail, Quail
English, HBW: Common Quail
English (IOC): Common Quail
English (Kenya): Common Quail
English (United States): Common Quail
Esperanto: Komuna koturno, koturno
Spanish: codorniz, Codorníz, Codorniz Comun, Codorniz Común, Codorniz europea-coturnix, guatla
Spanish (Spain): Codorniz Común
Spanish (HBW): Codorniz común
Estonian: Poldvutt, Põldvutt , vutt
Basque: galeper, Galeperra, Guatlla
Evenki: перпукӣ
Persian: بلدرچین
Finnish: Viiriäinen
Faroese: Lynghani, Pippus, vaktil
French: Caille commune, Caille des blés, Caille d'Europe
Friulian: cuae, cuaie, pampavuac
Frisian: kwartel
Irish: gearg, paspallás
Gaelic: Gearradh Gort
Galician: Guatlla, Paspallás, paspallás común
Manx: Eean Feie, quayl
Hebrew: שלו, שליו, שליו נודד
Croatian: Prepelica, Prepelica pućpura
Hungarian: fürj
Armenian: [Lor ], Լոր
Icelandic: Kornhæna
Italian: quaglia, Quaglia comune, Quaglia dx
Japanese (romaji): yoaroppauzura, Yooroppa uzura, yōroppa uzura, yo-roppauzura
Japanese: ヨアロッパウズラ, ヨーロッパウズラ
Japanese (Kanji): ヨーロッパ鶉
Georgian: მწყერი
Kara-Kalpak: бөдене, қәдимги бөдене
Kabardian: ныбгъуэ
Mongolian, Halh: бөднө, бүднэ, бүднээ, эгэл бөднө
Khakas: Пÿдÿрчÿн
Kazakh: бөдене, Бєдене, бытпылдақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): bödene
Korean: 메추라기
Karachay-Balkar: бѐдене
North Karelian: viirijäini
Cornish: rynk
Kwangali: Erurumbe
Kirghiz: кадимки бөдөнө
Scientific: Coturnix coturnix, Coturnix coturnix africana, Coturnix coturnix coturnix, Coturnix vulgaris africana, Tetrao Coturnix
Ladino: caia
Luxembourgish: Wuechtel
Lithuanian: Paprastoji putpelė, Piepala, Putpele, putpelė
Latvian: paipala
Malagasy: Papelika
Macedonian: potpološka, Потолошка, Потополошка–препелица, потполошка, Препелица
Mongolian: бөднө, Бүднэ, бүднээ, Эгэл бөднө
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠡᠬᠡᠯ ᠪᠦᠳᠣᠨ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Buryat): бүдэнэ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠦᠳᠣᠨ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бүднээ
Mongolian (Transliteration): büden, büdene, büdnee, egel böden
Moldavian: Prepeliță
Maltese: summien, summiena, summiniet
Nepali: बट्टाई
Dutch: Kwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vaktel
Norwegian: vaktel
Sotho, Northern: Sekhwiri
Occitan: catla
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): pavlin
Polish: przepiórka, przepiórka (zwyczajna), przepiórka zwyczajna
Pinyin: ānchun, xī ānchun
Portuguese: Codorniz, Codorniz comum, Codorniz-comum
Portuguese (Açores): Codorniz
Portuguese (Madeira): Codorniz
Portuguese (Portugal): Codorniz, codorniz-comum
Romansh: quacra, quaiglia
Rhaeto-Romance: Quacra
Romanian: dropya, Prepeliță, prepelita, prepeliţă
Russian: obyknovennyj perepel, обыкновенный перепел, Перепел, Перепел обыкновенный
Yakut: хонуу бочугураһа
Sardinian: bebberecche, cancarau, Circùiri, cìrcuri, concarada, crànchiu, cricchibě, cricchibì, croccadì, cualla, guàgliulu, guŕgliulu, pappadassa, parparaghe, pasparrau, peberana, pepperastu, perpereche, trepotčs, trepotès, xrěcchibi, xrìcchibi
Scots: gearradh-gort
Northern Sami: goaktil
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Podu Piriwatuwa
Slovak: prepelica, Prepelica poľná
Slovenian: prepelica
Shona: Huta
Albanian: shkurta, Shkurtë, Shkurtëza
Serbian: prepelica, препелица
Sotho, Southern: Koekoe
Swedish: Vaktel
Swahili: Tombo, Tomboo, Tomboro, Tomboroko
Tamil: Kaadai
Tajik: бедона, варишк, вартиш, вушм, карак, салво
Thai: นกคุ่มญี่ปุ่น
Turkmen: bedene бедене, bıldırcın, ب دن ه
Tswana: Tshosabannê
Turkish: Bıldırcın, byldyrcyn, Бөдене
Tsonga: Khevezi
Tatar: бүдәнә, бүдәнәләр, бытбылдыгы, бытбылдык, бытбылдыклар
Tuvinian: Бөдене, Матпадак, патпадак
Udmurt: бӧдѐно, бӧдѐноос, камкурег, куать паляка, куатьпаляка, куатьтабань, кыр щала, паляка, палякаос, пытпылдык, пытьпыльдык
Ukrainian: perepel, перепел, Перепілка , Перепілка звичайна
Uzbek: бедана
Vietnamese: Cay nhật bản
Sorbian, Lower: paśpula
Sorbian, Upper: pocpula
Kalmyk: бөден, бөдн
Xhosa: Isagwityi
Chinese: [an-chun], [xi an-chun], 西鹌鹑, 鹌 鹑, 鹌鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 普通鵪鶉, 西鵪鶉, 鵪鶉
Zulu: isiGwaca

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