Native to Australia, Southeast Asia, India and China,
- Breed Colors/Varieties:
- Red, White, Gray and Blue
There are various of Button Quail but in the normal form males have a brown back with dark streaks.
The face is white outlined in black. Normal type hens are brown with dark streaking.
Both sexes have long slender black beaks, which curve downward, and red-orange tarsus.
- Breed Size:
- Large Fowl
They inhabit warm grasslands in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia. There are 16 species in two genera, with most species being found in the genus Turnix and only one being found in the genus Ortyxelos.