Scientific Name: Perdicula asiatica Common Name: Jungle Bush Quail
Identifying Features: Red and white streaks on the head, roughly spherical in shape, small in size, rusty throat, Males have barred underparts, females have uniform pinkish cinnamon underparts, terrestrial bird.
- Largely sedentary, although the birds in Nepal are thought to migrate in winter.
- Diet consists mainly of seeds; particularly of grasses, although it also takes insects.
This image was clicked by Srikanth Rajan – via Flickr.
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