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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
Czech:
křepelka polní
German:
Wachtel
Danish:
Vagtel
Spanish:
Codorniz Común
Finnish:
viiriäinen
French:
Caille des blés
Icelandic:
Kornhæna
Italian:
Quaglia
Japanese:
yo-roppauzura
Japanese:
ヨーロッパウズラ
Dutch:
Kwartel
Norwegian:
Vaktel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vaktel
Polish:
przepiórka
Portuguese:
Codorniz
Russian:
Перепел
Slovak:
prepelica poľná
Swedish:
vaktel
Ukrainian:
Перепілка звичайна
Chinese:
西鹌鹑


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]
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]
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 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):
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Clements, version 2015:
Common Quail ( Coturnix coturnix) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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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:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 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:
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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:
Common Quail ( Coturnix coturnix) [version 1]
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:
Common Quail ( Coturnix coturnix) [version 1]
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:
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]
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 2nd edition (1996):
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


Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Kwartel
Arabic: السمان, السمانى, السمانى فري، فريرة, الفرّ, فري
Asturian: Parpayuela
Azerbaijani: Bildirçin
Belarusian: pierapiołka, Перапелка, перапёлка
Bulgarian: p"dp"d"k, Пъдпъдък
Bengali: পাতি বটেরা
Breton: Ar goailh-soul, Goailh, koailh
Catalan: Guàtlera, Guatlla, Guatlla comuna
Catalan (Balears): Guàtlera
Montenegrin: prepelica
Czech: křepelka, Krepelka polní, Křepelka polní
Chuvash: Ахаль путене
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 (IOC): Common Quail
English (Kenya): Common Quail
Esperanto: 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
Persian: بلدرچین
Finnish: Viiriäinen
Faroese: Lynghani, Pippus, vaktil
French: Caille commune, Caille des blés, Caille d'Europe
Friulian: cuaie
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: 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
Khakas: Пÿдÿрчÿн
Kazakh: Бєдене
Kazakh (Transliteration): bödene
Korean: 메추라기
Cornish: rynk
Kwangali: Erurumbe
Scientific: Coturnix coturnix, Coturnix coturnix africana, Coturnix coturnix coturnix, Tetrao Coturnix
Ladino: caia
Luxembourgish: Wuechtel
Lithuanian: Paprastoji putpelė, Piepala, Putpele, putpelė
Latvian: paipala
Malagasy: Papelika
Macedonian: potpološka, Потолошка, Потополошка–препелица, потполошка, Препелица
Mongolian: Бүднэ, 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: summiena
Dutch: Kwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vaktel
Norwegian: vaktel
Sotho, Northern: Sekhwiri
Occitan: catla
Polish: przepiórka, przepiórka (zwyczajna), przepiórka zwyczajna
Pinyin: ānchun, xī ānchun
Portuguese: Codorniz, Codorniz comum, Codorniz-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): Codorniz
Romansh: quacra, quaiglia
Romanian: dropya, Prepeliță, prepelita, prepeliţă
Russian: obyknovennyj perepel, обыкновенный перепел, Перепел, Перепел обыкновенный
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
Sindhi: ثچي ؽٍين
Northern Sami: goaktil
Slovak: prepelica, Prepelica poľná
Slovenian: prepelica
Shona: Huta
Albanian: shkurta, Shkurtë
Serbian: prepelica, препелица
Sotho, Southern: Koekoe
Swedish: Vaktel
Swahili: Tombo, Tomboo, Tomboro, Tomboroko
Tamil: Kaadai
Thai: นกคุ่มญี่ปุ่น
Turkmen: bıldırcın
Tswana: Tshosabannê
Turkish: Bıldırcın, byldyrcyn, Бөдене
Tsonga: Khevezi
Tuvinian: Бөдене, Матпадак, патпадак
Ukrainian: perepel, перепел, Перепілка , Перепілка звичайна
Vietnamese: Cay nhật bản
Sorbian, Lower: paśpula
Sorbian, Upper: pocpula
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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