Graeme Chapman - natural history photographer - ornithologist

Australian Birds

Little Button-quail
Turnix velox

Click to listen to sound sample Little Button-quail are widespread across the inland and in good years become very common. They are the most widely distributed of all the button-quail and are absent only from the humid tropical north and the far SE and Tasmania. They are regarded as being nomadic, wandering widely throughout the arid zone in search of good conditions.

Photo: 018011

018011 ... Nest of Little Button-quail, Nullarbor Plain.

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