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Turnix worcesteri McGregor, 1904:8

Luzon buttonquail, Worcester's buttonquail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1902

Rediscovered in 2009

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Luzon, Philippines

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

McGregor, Richard C. (1904). The birds of Calayan and Fuga, Babuyan Group. Bulletin of the Philippine Museum 4: 3-34.


Other references:

Allen, D. (2009). Worcester's Buttonquail Turnix worcesteri rediscovered at Dalton Pass. BirdingASIA 11: 83-84.

BirdLife International. (2016). Turnix worcesteri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22680588A92866987. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22680588A92866987.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2017.

Collar, N. J.; Mallari, N. A. D.; Tabaranza, B. R. J. 1999. Threatened birds of the Philippines: the Haribon Foundation/BirdLife International Red Data Book. Bookmark, Makati City.

Collar, Nigel J. and Sykes, Brian R. (2009). Lost, found and saved—OBC conservation: the next 25 years. BirdingASIA 11: 41-46.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., and Sargatal, J. 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Scheffers, B. R. Corlett, R. T., Diesmos, A. and Laurance, W. F. 2012. Local demand drives a bushmeat industry in a Philippine forest preserve. Trop. Conserv. Sci. 5(2): 133-141.