Stubble Quail (species: Coturnix (Coturnix) pectoralis) in Sturt NP (Gaia Guide)
Coturnix (Coturnix) pectoralis
Stubble Quail

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Genus Coturnix
Species Coturnix (Coturnix) pectoralis
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 18 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

This species is found across much of eastern, southern, south-eastern and south-western Australia and Tasmania.

It inhabits agricultural areas, wet grasslands, coastal heaths, roadsides and neglected pastures. (Wikipedia)

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