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Black-breasted Buttonquail Turnix melanogaster



References

Beckmann, C. and Shine, R. 2012. How many of Australia’s ground-nesting birds are likely to be at risk from the invasive Cane Toad (Rhinella marina)? Emu 112: 83–89.

Garnett, S. T.; Crowley, G. M. 2000. The action plan for Australian birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.

Garnett, S. T.; Szabo, J. K.; Dutson, G. 2011. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.

Hamley, T.; Flower, P.; Smith, G. C. 1997. Present and past distribution of the Black-breasted Button-quail Turnix melanogaster (Gould) in Queensland. Sunbird 27: 1-21.

Lees, N.; Smith, G. C. 2000. Use of mature hoop pine plantation by the vulnerable Black-breasted Button-quail (Turnix melanogaster). Australian Forestry 62: 330-335.

Smith, G. C.; Aridis, J.; Lees, N. 1998. Radio-tracking revealed home ranges of Black-breasted Button-quail Turnix melanogaster in remnant vine scrub between Hoop Pine plantation and agriculture. Emu 98: 171-177.

Further resources

Australian Govt - Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 - Recovery Outline

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Turnix melanogaster. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.