Scientific Name:

Turnix varius


Painted Buttonquail


Painted Buttonquail Fact File

Distribution: Southern and eastern Australia

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Two plus one extinct

T. v. novaecaledoniae: New Caledonia – Extinct
T. v. scintillans: Houtman Abrolhos Island (south-west of Australia)
T. v. varius: Western, south-eastern and eastern Australia

Current conservation efforts