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Fynbos Buttonquail Turnix hottentottus



References

Allan, D.G.; Dolahan, B. D. 1997. Blackrumped Buttonquail Turnix hottentotta. In: Harrison, J. A.; Allan, D. G.; Underhill, L. G.; Herremans, M.; Tree, A. J.; Parker, V.; Brown, C. J. (ed.), The atlas of southern African birds Vol I: Non-passerines, pp. 364-365. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Barnes, K.N. 2000. The Eskom Red Data Book of birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg.

Fraser, M. 1990. Effects of natural vegetation, fire and alien plant invasion on bird species assemblages in mountain fynbos of the southwestern Cape Province, South Africa. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Cape Town.

IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 07 December 2016).

IUCN. 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 December 2019).

Lee, A. 2013. Fynbos Enigma: Hottentot Buttonquail in the Kouga Mountains. African Birdlife Sept/Oct 2013 pp.20-22. Available at: http://www.fitzpatrick.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/275/Publications/PDF_Archive/Africa_Birdlife/Volume_Index/Vol1/AB01(6)20-23.pdf.

Madge, S.; McGowan, P. 2002. Pheasants, partridges and grouse: including buttonquails, sandgrouse and allies. Christopher Helm, London.

Peacock, F. 2015. Hottentot Buttonquail Turnix hottentottus. In: Taylor, M. R.; Peacock, F.; Wanless, R. M. (ed.), The 2015 Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland, pp. 101-103. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ryan, P. G.; Hockey, P. A. R. 1995. Is the hottentot buttonquail really endangered? Ostrich 66(2-3): 92-93.

Simmons, R.E.; Barnard, P.; Dean, W. R.J.; Midgley, G. F.; Thuiller, W.; Hughes, G. 2004. Climate change and birds: perspectives and prospects from southern Africa. Ostrich 75: 295-308.

Further resources

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Turnix hottentottus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2021.