African Blue Quail (Coturnix adansonii) - HBW 2, p. 511
French: Caille bleue
Spanish: Codorniz Africana
Other common names: Blue/King Quail
Taxonomy: Coturnix Adansonii J. and E. Verreaux, 1851, Gabon.
Formerly placed in genus Excalfactoria; sometimes considered a race of C. chinensis, with which forms superspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sub Saharan Africa, from Sierra Leone and S Mali E to S Ethiopia and NW Kenya, and S to Angola, Zimbabwe and E South Africa; not in W African forests or C Tanzania.
- Least Concern
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