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Species profile—Synoicus chinensis (king quail)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Phasianidae (Quails and Pheasants) → Synoicus chinensis (king quail)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Phasianidae (Quails and Pheasants)
Scientific name
Synoicus chinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common name
king quail
WildNet taxon ID
1698
Synonym(s)
Coturnix chinensis
Excalfactoria chinensis
Alternate name(s)
blue-breasted quail
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1698

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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