58. Coturnix japonica.
THE JAPANESE QUAIL,
MALE 5.7". Resembles C. communis, but in males the throat and sides of head are brick-red, without any black bands, and in females the throat is pale buff, with feathers on chin and throat lengthened and pointed. Japan, Mongolia, China, and N. India. (0. 15. O.G. i. 184.)
Also C. capensis. The Cape Quail from S. Africa and adjacent islands. Male 6.3". Differing from C. communis in having the head, chin, and throat bright chestnut, (O. G. ii. 183.)
(ii.) With outer webs of primaries uniform brown without bars.