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Spotted-Button Quail

Spotted-Buttonquail

Scientific name:
Turnix ocellata
Habitat:
Edges of grass scrub and even along roads through dry forests ie. Subic Bay, Pico de Loro, etc.
Birdwatch note:
The only large buttonquail in the Philippines. The bird in the picture is a female caught in Westgrove.
Photo credit:
James McCarthy