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Pheasants & Quail

(Family Phasianidae)

These cryptic, ground-dwelling birds of grasslands, have short, rounded wings. Eight species occur in Australia, including one endemic (Stubble Quail Coturnix pectoralis) and two breeding resident species (Brown Quail Synoicus ypsilophorus and King Quail S. chinensis); the remaining five species are introduced.

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