58. Coturnix japonica

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.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
58. Coturnix japonica
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
58
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
95
Common name: 
Japanese Quail
M_ID: 
1336
M_CN: 
Japanese Quail
M_SN: 
Coturnix japonica
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12722

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