Little Button-quail and other observations

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Subject: Little Button-quail and other observations
From: "Philip Veerman" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 19:35:19 +1000
I wrote to Steve to mention that it is actually called Little Button-quail. You probably all know it but I am writing it to the list now, only because the slip has been repeated (although Barbara got it right). My reasons are entirely ornithological not just in spelling. Whilst it sounds the same, the difference is significant. It emphasises that the bird (and others of the family) are not quails and are very different from quails, apart from being similar in size and shape and terrestrial habits.
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