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Turnix olivii (Robinson, 1900)

Buff-breasted buttonquail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: 5 February 1922 (Webster, 2022)

 

Distribution

Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Garnett, Stephen T., Hayward-Brown, Brittany K. et al. (2022). Australia's most imperilled vertebrates. Biological Conservation 270: 109561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109561

Webster, Patrick T. D. (4 February, 2022). Is the buff-breasted button-quail still alive? After years of searching, this century-old bird mystery has yet to be solved. The Conversation. Available at: https://theconversation.com/is-the-buff-breasted-button-quail-still-alive-after-years-of-searching-this-century-old-bird-mystery-has-yet-to-be-solved-175647 [Accessed 21 August 2022]

Webster, Patrick T. D. et al. (2022). A review of specimens of Buff-breasted Button-quail Turnix olivii suggests serious concern for its conservation outlook. Emu 122(2): 121-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/01584197.2022.2090962

 

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