Painted Button-quail

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Subject: Painted Button-quail
From: "Ian Clark" <>
Date: 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.
>Paul Peake.
 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
cheers Ian

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