Saturday, November 11, 2017


Photographed at Noosa Heads National Park, Queensland, November 2017
1224                   BLACK-BREASTED BUTTONQUAIL          Turnix melanogaster

AUSTRALIAN BIRDS                 717

Also known as Black-fronted Buttonquail. Rare bird, endemic to eastern Australia, usually in rainforest, rated as near threatened. Found from Harvey Bay south to ne corner of NSW

1 comment:

  1. congratulations another rare one - he looks a bit surprised to be found at all - fine twitching