Common (Kurrichane) Buttonquail
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The kurrichane or common buttonquail is a small buttonquail, usually seen in flight and found in grassland, fields and open savanna. The left upper bird was photographed in Oldonyo Sambu (10-09); the right upper photo is courtesy of Gian Schachenmann.The middle bird was seen in the Kalahari (Botswana, 9-15). The lower bird was seen in Ngorongoro Crater (11-11), courtesy of Doug McLennan.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Gian Schachenmann, Doug McLennan

Last Update this page: 8-08-16