Brown Quail

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Brown Quail in Fiji

Fact Card

COMMON NAME: Brown Quail
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Synoicus ypsilophorus
TYPE: Introduced
SIZE: Length 18 cm
RECORDED SIGHTINGS: Viti Levu – Vanua Levu 
GROUP NAME:  KINGDOMAnimalia  / PHYLUMChordata / CLASSAves
ORDERGalliformes / FAMILYPhasianidae / GENUSSynoicus

Video: Brown Quail

Audio: Brown Quail

IUCN Red List Status

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Category Scale Least Concern

Additional Photographs

brown-quail standing on rock of-sandstone in FIji

References

  • IUCN (2016). Brown Quail Synoicus ypsilophorus [Photograph]. IUCN Redlist. Link
  • [Jack Morgan]. (2022, January 6). Brown Quail Synoicus ypsilophorus [Audio]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • [Josep del Hoyo]. (2013, February 17). Brown Quail Synoicus ypsilophorus [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • Brown quail. (2023, August 6). In Wikipedia. Link

Additional Sources of Information

  • NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is Fiji’s only domestic NGO working solely for the conservation and sustainable management of Fiji’s unique natural heritage – Link