Scientific Name: Coturnix coromandelica Common Name: Rain Quail Other Name: Black-breasted quail
Identifying Features: Male has a black breast-patch and distinctive head pattern of black and white, small and round, black beak, delicate spots on breast in females.
- The call is a metallic chrink-chrink.
- These terrestrial birds are found in monsoonal areas (hence the name “rain” quail) and open grasslands.
This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadoss – via Flickr.
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