Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

Lark Buttonquail

Ortyxelos meiffrenii (Vieillot, 1819)

The Lark Buttonquail or Quail-plover (Ortyxelos meiffrenii) is a species of bird in the Turnicidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Ortyxelos. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
  Ortyxelos

Scientific:
  Ortyxelos meiffrenii

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1819)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 35 p.49

Protonym:
  Turnix Meiffrenii

Avibase ID:
  B605A0497D887CDE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B605A049

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553929

Geographic range:

  • Ortyxelos meiffrenii: Discontinuously distributed sahel of sub-Saharan Africa
English:
Lark Buttonquail
Czech:
perepel nejmenší
German:
Lerchenlaufhühnchen
Danish:
Lærkeløbehøne
Spanish:
Torillo Alaudino
Finnish:
kurmitsajuoksija
French:
Turnix à ailes blanches
Icelandic:
Spretthæna
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila lodolina
Japanese:
hajiromifuuzura
Japanese:
ハジロミフウズラ
Dutch:
Leeuwerikkwartel
Norwegian:
Lerkespringvaktel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lerkespringvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik bialoskrzydly
Portuguese:
Toirão-de-asas-brancas
Russian:
Жаворонковая трёхперстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec savanový
Swedish:
lärkspringhöna
Ukrainian:
Триперстка-крихітка
Chinese:
白翅三趾鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Turnix à ailes blanches ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Turnix à ailes blanches ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 1st edition:
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 3rd edition:
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 4th edition:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2015:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2016:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2017:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2018:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.50:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.52:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.53:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.54:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.55:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2015:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2016:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2017:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2018:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
James Lee Peters:
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
James Lee Peters (original):
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortyxelos meiffrenii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


Catalan: Guatlla pintada alablanca
Czech: Perepel belokrídlý, perepel nejmenší
Danish: Dværgvagtel, Lærkeløbehøne
German: Lerchenlaufhühnchen, Lerchenllaufhünchen
English: African Larkquail, Lark Buttonquail, Lark Button-Quail, Lark Quail, Lark-quail, Quail Plover, Quail-plover
English (IOC): Quail-plover
English (Kenya): Quailplover
Spanish: Torillo Alaudino, Tortillo alaudino
Spanish (Spain): Torillo Alaudino
Spanish (HBW): Quail-plover
Estonian: lõoledik
Finnish: Kurmitsajuoksija
French: Caille-pluvier Turnix de Meiffren, Turnix à ailes blanches, Turnix de Meiffren
Hungarian: tarkaszárnyú guvatfürj
Icelandic: Spretthæna
Italian: Quaglia tridattila lodolina, Quaglia-piviere
Japanese: hajiromifuuzura
Japanese: ハジロミフウズラ
Scientific: Ortyxelos meiffrenii, Ortyxelus meiffrenii, Turnix Meiffrenii
Lithuanian: Vieversinė tripirštė
Dutch: Leeuwerikkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lerkespringvaktel
Norwegian: Lerkespringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik bialoskrzydly, przepiórnik białoskrzydły
Portuguese: Toirão-de-asas-brancas
Russian: Жаворонковая трехперстка, Жаворонковая трёхперстка, Жаворонковая трёхпёрстка
Slovak: prepeľovec savanový
Serbian: Prepeličasti žalar
Swedish: Lärkspringhöna
Swahili: Kiunzi
Turkish: Toygarkılavuzu
Ukrainian: Триперстка-крихітка
Chinese: 白翅三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 鴴形三趾鶉

Avibase has been visited 280,181,648 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy