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Turnicidae - Buttonquails

There are 18 species of small ground-dwelling birds found in this family. Buttonquails are found in warm regions in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. They are small, quail-like birds, 5-7 inches in length.



 Kingdom: Animalia  
 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Charadriiformes
 Family: Turnicidae