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 Coturnix chinensis

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2013 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2010 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type   Average mass 44.5 g

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Angola Native Extant       Yes
Australia Native Extant       Yes
Brunei Native Extant       Yes
Burkina Faso Native Extant       Yes
Burundi Native Extant       Yes
Cambodia Native Extant       Yes
Cameroon Native Extant       Yes
Central African Republic Native Extant       Yes
Chad Native Extant       Yes
China (mainland) Native Extant       Yes
Congo Native Extant       Yes
Côte d'Ivoire Native Extant       Yes
Ethiopia Vagrant Extant        
Gabon Native Extant       Yes
Ghana Native Extant       Yes
Guam (to USA) Introduced Extant       Yes
Guinea Native Extant       Yes
Guinea-Bissau Native Extant       Yes
India Native Extant       Yes
Indonesia Native Extant       Yes
Kenya Native Extant       Yes
Laos Native Extant       Yes
Liberia Native Extant       Yes
Malawi Native Extant       Yes
Malaysia Native Extant       Yes
Mali Vagrant Extant        
Mozambique Native Extant       Yes
Myanmar Native Extant       Yes
Nepal Native Extant       Yes
Nigeria Native Extant       Yes
Papua New Guinea Native Extant       Yes
Philippines Native Extant       Yes
Rwanda Native Extant       Yes
Sierra Leone Native Extant       Yes
Singapore Native Extant       Yes
South Africa Native Extant       Yes
South Sudan Native Extant Yes      
Sri Lanka Native Extant       Yes
Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Taiwan (China) Native Extant       Yes
Tanzania Native Extant       Yes
Thailand Native Extant       Yes
Timor-Leste Native Extant       Yes
Togo Native Extant       Yes
Uganda Native Extant       Yes
Vietnam Native Extant       Yes
Zambia Native Extant       Yes
Zimbabwe Native Extant       Yes

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Coturnix chinensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse)
Species name author (Linnaeus, 1766)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species