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Intermediate sizeTurnix velox

1 Little Button-quail at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

3 images

Turnix velox at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018
Turnix velox at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018
Turnix velox at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Dec 2018

Identification history

Intermediate size Turnix velox 16 Dec 2018 natureguy
Turnix velox 16 Dec 2018 TidNam

Author's notes

suspected Little Button Quail. ref Menkhorst et al. Rufous colouring on underside so chose ID this rather than Painted Button Quail

1 comment

natureguy wrote:
   16 Dec 2018
Nice sighting, this species is rarely found in the ACT. Thanks for posting it.

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Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2019
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018
Cicadidae sp. (family) (Unidentified cicada) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 18 Nov 2018
Unidentified True fly (Diptera) (TBC) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 9 Oct 2018
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 8 Jul 2018
Chalcites lucidus (Shining Bronze-Cuckoo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2018
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2017
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 5 Dec 2017
Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2016
Cacomantis variolosus (Brush Cuckoo) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2016
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2016
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 4 Nov 2016
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Nov 2016
Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 23 Oct 2016
Isoodon obesulus (Southern Brown Bandicoot) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shrike-tit) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2016
Notechis scutatus (Common Tiger Snake) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 3 Apr 2016
Prostanthera lasianthos (Victorian Christmas Bush) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015
Hypericum japonicum (Creeping St John's Wort) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2015

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 9 Dec 2018 1:03 PM Recorded on
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