Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Photographed on The Postman's Track, Daybook, Queensland, November 2017
1225                RED-CHESTED BUTTONQUAIL             Turnix pyrrhothorax

AUSTRALIA                    718

Endemic to Australia; widespread though uncommon in NSW, Queensland, northern WA, and NT; classified as vulnerable in Victoria. Habitat is dense grasslands, and open, grassy woodlands of acacia, Red River Gums and Black Box; also in crops and weedy fields with dense cover.

1 comment:

  1. looks like it was a difficult shot to get the red-chested buttonquail - fine twitching