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Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica   - Male
Jungle Bush Quail
Photographer : © Manjusha Savant
Location :on the way to Lohagad Fort, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 22 July 2017
English synonyms:Jungle Quail, Jungle Bush-quail, Ceylon Jungle Bush Quail, Punjab Jungle Bush Quail, Konkan Jungle Bush Quail
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The quail was wet due to the rain and was all puffed up to keep itself warm. - MM
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (India & Sri Lanka).
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