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Common Quail

Coturnix coturnix (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix) is a small bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is widespread and is found in parts of Europe, (should not be confused with the domesticated Japanese Quail, Coturnix Japonica, original from Asia that although visually similar have very distinct calls). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Coturnix

Scientific:
  Coturnix coturnix

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.161

Protonym:
  Tetrao Coturnix

Avibase ID:
  CAFE345DCABD8BF8

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) [version 1]
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]
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]
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]
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


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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