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.
Single Buttonquail (Turnix spp.) eggs, approximately half the size of Coturnix eggs, were used in small ground nests on four distinct transects for comparison of nest losses with small ground nests on main forest plots.