"Ian Clark" <>
Fri, 28 Jan 2000 19:46:38 +1100
-----Original Message----->On another matter, folks may be interested in a
roadkill Painted Button-quail I
>found in an alleyway in inner urban Richmond (Victoria) on Tuesday 11/1/00.
>was in one of the most heavily urbanised parts of Melbourne, about a
>from the Yarra River, along which is the only vegetation for miles which
>remotely resembles typical Painted Button-quail habitat. I sent it to the
>Museum of Victoria, but it was in pretty poor shape.
Hi Paul you can put on a safe bet that your painted was an avairy
escapee while not common in aviculture there are people who breed them and
other uncommon quail species
To unsubscribe from this list, please send a message to
Include ONLY "unsubscribe birding-aus"
in the message body (without the quotes)
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering
takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely
a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way.
If you wish to get material removed from the archive or
have other queries about the archive e-mail
Andrew Taylor at this address: