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Coturnix pectoralis

2 Stubble Quail at Barton, ACT

Coturnix pectoralis at Barton, ACT - 14 Dec 2018
Coturnix pectoralis at Barton, ACT - 14 Dec 2018
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Identification history

Coturnix pectoralis 23 Feb 2019 natureguy
Turnix velox 23 Feb 2019 JessGio

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Author's notes

Seen in Brisbane Ave car park during rain. Bird seemed to be sheltering under cars. Other quails seen in same area several years ago.

3 comments

natureguy wrote:
   23 Feb 2019
The distinctive eyebrow stripe and streaking on the body points towards Stubble Quail.
michaelb wrote:
   23 Feb 2019
Hi Jess. Thanks for your photo. I have downloaded the original, cropped it and added it back to be used on the Species page:
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Species/Details/15217
natureguy wrote:
   23 Feb 2019
Thanks Michael.

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 14 Dec 2018 02:59 PM Recorded on
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