Red-chested Buttonquail (Turnix pyrrhothorax) - HBW 3, p. 58
French: Turnix à poitrine rousse
Spanish: Torillo Pechirrufo
Other common names: Chestnut-breasted/Red-breasted/Rufous-breasted/Yellow Buttonquail
Taxonomy: Hemipodius pyrrhothorax Gould, 1841, Aberdeen, New South Wales.
Usually regarded as monotypic, but recent proposal to treat T. worcesteri and T. everetti as races of present species. Proposed races berneyi (NW Australia) and intermedia (Queensland) no longer recognized, because based on individual rather than geographical variation. Monotypic.
Distribution: N & E Australia.
- Least Concern
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