Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Rain Quail (Coturnix coromandelica) - HBW 2, p. 510

French: Caille nattée German: Regenwachtel Spanish: Codorniz Coromandélica
Other common names: Black-breasted Quail

Taxonomy: Tetrao coromandelicus Gmelin, 1789, Coromandel coast.
Forms superspecies with C. delegorguei. Monotypic.

Distribution: Pakistan E to Burma and W Thailand and S through India. Recent record from S Vietnam would extend range to SE considerably.

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