Phil, the following references may be worth checking. These are some of
the papers and books I checked when compiling a paper on King Quail in se
Australia. The ones by Le Souef and Long in particular would be useful I
Interested in what you're planning on using the information for?
Forbes-Leith, T. A. and Campbell, A. J. (1884) Victorian Fauna, Class II –
Birds Part 2. The Victorian Naturalist 1: 74-79
Le Souef, C. J. (1965) Acclimatisation in Victoria. The Victorian
Historical Magazine 36 (1): 8-29
Long, J.L. (1981) Introduced Birds of the world: The worldwide history,
distribution and influence of birds introduced to new environments. pp:
153-4. Agricultural Protection Board of Western Australia. Reed: Sydney.
McCance, N. (1962) Reckless acclimatisation. Australia Aviculture, p.
106. August 1962.
Wheelwright, H.W. (1862) (An Old Bushman) Bush Wanderings of a Naturalist.
Routledge, Warne and Routledge: London.
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