Gruiformes

Buttonquails (Turnicidae)

HBW 3, p. 44

  • Small, plump, quail-like terrestrial birds, with short legs, no hind toe and a rudimentary tail.
  • Afrotropical, Oriental and Australasian Regions; peripheral in SW Palearctic.
  • Grassland to forest, from sea-level up to 2500 m.
  • 2 genera, 16 species, 59 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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Family statistics

2 genera, 16 species

93 files covering
2 genera (100%)
13 species (81%)

 

    31 videos covering
2 genera (100%)
9 species (56%)
    58 photographs covering
2 genera (100%)
12 species (75%)
    4 sound recordings covering
1 genus (50%)
4 species (25%)
16 13 81 9 56 12 75 4 25