Brown Quail

(Coturnix ypsilophora)

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Coturnix ypsilophora
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Scientific Information

Other Names: Swamp Quail, Tasmanian Quail, Silver Quail, Australian Quail.

Subspecies: C. y. ypsilophorus, C. y. australis, C. y. plumbeus,, C. y. monticola, C. y. dogwa, C. y. raaltenii, C. y. saturatior, C. y. mafulu,, C. y. lamonti.

Range: Indonesia and Australasia

Habitat: Grasslands near wetlands, swampy regions and forest clearings.

Status in Wild: Locally common in some portions of the range.



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