KURRICHANE BUTTONQUAIL

(Turnix sylvatica)

Also known as Small Buttonquail (C), Little Buttonquail (H)

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Roberts VI / VII 205 / 41
Clements 2000 42.0010
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
37-1

 

 
A small bird (14 cm to 16cm) which is found throughout Africa, south western Europe and Southern Asia. In Southern Africa it is an uncommon breeding resident found everywhere except in the drier south west. It inhabits drier grasslands and fallow lands and is found in pairs or small groups. It is flushed reluctantly. It lives off seeds and insects

 

List of Stamps showing Kurrichane Buttonquail

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