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Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica  
Japanese Quail
Photographer : © Job K Joseph
Location :Bangalore
Date : May 2003
English synonyms:Asian Migratory Quail, Asiatic Migratory Quail
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Bird Group :GALLIFORMES
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :Sold to be eaten.