Buff-breasted Buttonquail Turnix olivii

Family: Turnicidae (Buttonquails)

Authority: Robinson, 1900

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ac(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species appears to have a very small population despite a moderately large distributional range. The suitability of its habitat for breeding is likely to fluctuate greatly depending on annual variation in rainfall and the pattern of burning. The species is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 500

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 30,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Turnix olivii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/06/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/06/2020.