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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.