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I’ve been running mixed aviary for a few years now and can attest to fact that its definitely not for beginners, nor the “faint of heart”. Buttons only do well with finches......budgies and larger hookbills can/will kill them. They can seemingly do well with coturnix and other game birds and can even acclimate to survive snow and lower temps in winter, but can become casualties in early breeding season. I have never attempted mixing other species of quail for many reasons including aggression, cross-breeding, etc.