Coturnix chinensis

This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic note

Synoicus chinensis and S. adansonii (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously placed in the genus Coturnix and lumped as C. chinensis following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993) and a review by the BirdLife Taxonomic Working Group, and before then were split as C. chinensis and C. adansonii following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Coturnix chinensis. Downloaded from on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2016.