Common (Kurrichane) Buttonquail
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The kurrichane or common buttonquail or button quail is a small quail, usually seen in flight and found in grassland, fields and open savanna. The left upper bird was photographed in Mkomazi NP (12-20, courtesy of Kim Axmann; the right upper photo is courtesy of Gian Schachenmann. The 2nd row bird was seen in the Kalahari (Botswana, 9-15). The 3rd row bird was seen in Ngorongoro Crater (11-11), courtesy of Doug McLennan; the 4th row photo (Naabi gate, 5-20) is courtesy of Per Holmen; and the bottom chick (Tarangire, 9-22) is courtesy of Ethan Kinsey.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Gian Schachenmann, Doug McLennan, Per Holmen, Kim Axmann, Ethan Kinsey

Last Update this page: 9-10-22