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Quail, Stubble
 
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Scientific Name:
Coturnix pectoralis
Location(s):
Australasia, Australia, Global Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as generally common in Victoria and New South Wales (Madge and McGowan 2002). ...
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Wikipedia
The Stubble Quail, Coturnix pectoralis is an Australian quail of the family Phasianidae. It has sometimes been considered conspecific with the extinct New Zealand Quail. In this case, the latter species' name would have priority and the Stubble Quail would become Coturnix novaezelandiae pectoralis. However, while phylogenetic analysis of three separate mitochondrial control region sequences in 2009 showed a close phylogeneic relationship between the two birds, it confirmed that they are separate species.[ 1] ...
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