Turnix


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Related to Turnix: button quail, Small Buttonquail
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Noun1.Turnix - type genus of the Turnicidae: button quailTurnix - type genus of the Turnicidae: button quail
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Turnicidae, Turnicidae - small Old World birds resembling but not related to true quail
bustard quail, button quail, button-quail, hemipode - small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
ortygan - any of several East Indian birds
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Un endroit unique, oE l'on peut assister, au moment des grandes migrations d'oiseaux sauvages, aux somptueux ballets des flamants roses, aux concerts loufoques des fous de Bassan, a la flute enchantee du Turnix d'Andalousie, aujourd'hui pratiquement disparu de la terre.
1 2 - 3 Prinia subflava - - - - - Spreo pulcher - - - - - Tchagra senegala 2 - 5 5 7 Tockus erythrorhynchus 4 8 6 3 2 Tockus nasutus - - 1 - 2 Turnix sylvatica - - - - - Upupa epops 1 - - - - Vanellus tectus 41 51 43 30 64 Total 868 1533 745 474 643 Number of days after treatment Scientific Name 6 9 12 15 18 nonacridivorous Anthus sp.
The Buttonquail egg experiment indicated that egg size in the range we tested did not influence small mammal attacks, but size effects were not independent of eggshell thickness; the shells of both Turnix and Coturnix eggs are substantially thicker than those of warbler and sparrow eggs.