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Intermediate sizeTurnix varius  

2 Painted Button-quail at Hughes, ACT

Turnix varius at Hughes, ACT - 13 Mar 2019

Identification history

Intermediate size Turnix varius 14 Mar 2019 natureguy
Intermediate size Turnix varius 13 Mar 2019 RyuCallaway
Unidentified 13 Mar 2019 LisaH

Significant sighting

  13 Mar 2019

Good to see that this locally uncommon species still exists on Red Hill, where it is known to breed

Author's notes

Apologies for poor quality.

3 comments

   13 Mar 2019
Great find!
roymcd wrote:
   18 Mar 2019
Wow great record, don't worry about photo quality - nice photos are nice, but the verifiable record is more valuable. :-)
I did see a quail multiple times below the restaurant in 2016 but never managed a photo.
LisaH wrote:
   18 Mar 2019
Thank you - it was exciting to see the quail, and I appreciate your comments on what is important in regards to the CNM.

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Nearby Sightings

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Corcorax melanorhamphos at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 Dacelo novaeguineae at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2019 Eolophus roseicapillus at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 Acaena x ovina at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2019 Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 Chrysocephalum semipapposum at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 15 Jan 2019 Glycine tabacina at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 Tricoryne elatior at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 Amyema miquelii at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 Eucalyptus melliodora at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 Glycine tabacina at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 Dacelo novaeguineae at Hughes, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 Oriolus sagittatus at Hughes, ACT - 2 Jan 2019 Austrocynoglossum suaveolens at Hughes, ACT - 24 Dec 2018 Oedaleus australis at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 Vittadinia muelleri at Hughes, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 Geranium solanderi var. solanderi at Hughes, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 18 Dec 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 8 Dec 2018 Threskiornis spinicollis at Hughes, ACT - 4 Dec 2018 Tricoryne elatior at Hughes, ACT - 1 Dec 2018 Leucochrysum albicans var. tricolor at Hughes, ACT - 1 Dec 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae at Hughes, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 Geranium sp. at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 Leucochrysum albicans var. tricolor at Hughes, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 6 Nov 2018 Bulbine bulbosa at Hughes, ACT - 14 Oct 2018 Clematis leptophylla at Hughes, ACT - 14 Oct 2018 Clematis leptophylla at Hughes, ACT - 1 Sep 2018 Corcorax melanorhamphos at Hughes, ACT - 7 Aug 2018 Corvus coronoides at Hughes, ACT - 24 Apr 2018 Pisolithus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2018 Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 9 Jan 2018 Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2018 Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 9 Jan 2017 Arthropodium fimbriatum at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2016 Cercopidae (family) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2016 Coccinella transversalis at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2016 Clematis leptophylla at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2016 Diuris chryseopsis at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2015 Swainsona monticola at Hughes, ACT - 29 Nov 2001
Corcorax melanorhamphos at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019
Dacelo novaeguineae at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019
Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 10 Feb 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 9 Feb 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jan 2019
Eolophus roseicapillus at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jan 2019
Acaena x ovina at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2019
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019
Chrysocephalum semipapposum at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019
Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 15 Jan 2019
Glycine tabacina at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019
Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019
Tricoryne elatior at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019
Polytelis swainsonii at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019
Amyema miquelii at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019
Eucalyptus melliodora at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019
Glycine tabacina at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019
Dacelo novaeguineae at Hughes, ACT - 5 Jan 2019
Oriolus sagittatus at Hughes, ACT - 2 Jan 2019
Austrocynoglossum suaveolens at Hughes, ACT - 24 Dec 2018
Oedaleus australis at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Vittadinia muelleri at Hughes, ACT - 18 Dec 2018
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi at Hughes, ACT - 18 Dec 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 18 Dec 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 8 Dec 2018
Threskiornis spinicollis at Hughes, ACT - 4 Dec 2018
Tricoryne elatior at Hughes, ACT - 1 Dec 2018
Leucochrysum albicans var. tricolor at Hughes, ACT - 1 Dec 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae at Hughes, ACT - 27 Nov 2018
Geranium sp. at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2018
Leucochrysum albicans var. tricolor at Hughes, ACT - 10 Nov 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 6 Nov 2018
Bulbine bulbosa at Hughes, ACT - 14 Oct 2018
Clematis leptophylla at Hughes, ACT - 14 Oct 2018
Clematis leptophylla at Hughes, ACT - 1 Sep 2018
Corcorax melanorhamphos at Hughes, ACT - 7 Aug 2018
Corvus coronoides at Hughes, ACT - 24 Apr 2018
Pisolithus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2018
Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 9 Jan 2018
Eurystomus orientalis at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2018
Eryngium ovinum at Hughes, ACT - 9 Jan 2017
Arthropodium fimbriatum at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2016
Cercopidae (family) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2016
Coccinella transversalis at Hughes, ACT - 20 Nov 2016
Clematis leptophylla at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2016
Diuris chryseopsis at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2015
Swainsona monticola at Hughes, ACT - 29 Nov 2001

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 13 Mar 2019 7:20 PM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by
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