Category Archive: Turnicidae

May 05 2013

Bird stories, Common Buttonquail (Turnix sylvatica)

A fowler once caught a Quail. The Quail said, I know four things that will be useful for you to know. What are they? asked the Fowler. Well, said the Quail, I don’t mind telling you three of them now. The first is : Fast caught, fast keep; never let a thing go when once …

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Dec 26 2011

Unlikely occurrence of the Andalusian Hemipode Turnix sylvatica in Catalonia (NE Spain) one century ago

Common Buttonquail (Turnix sylvaticus) Science Article 19 abstract Historically, the nominate subspecies of the Andalusian Hemipode was distributed only insouthern Iberia, North Africa and Sicily. However, some authors have mentioned uncertainrecords in Catalonia (NE Spain) during last century. Oscar Gordo, Xavier Ferrer and Abilio Reig-Ferrer, Revista Catalana d’Ornitologia 22:30-34, 2006 Download article download full text …

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