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King Quail
Coturnix chinensis
Bird Family :"Pheasants"
Description :Rare to local area. Length 13cm. Call is 2 to 3 descending notes.
Typical Habitat :Swampy dense grass.
Distribution :Uncommon to the north and east coast. Subspecies victoriae and colletti are endemic, recorded only in Australia.
Migration :Vagrant / non breeding in local area. Main breeding season, September to May.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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