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Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica   - Pair
Jungle Bush Quail
Photographer : © Subharghya Das
Location :Chamundi Hills, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Date : 8 August 2011
English synonyms:Jungle Quail, Jungle Bush-quail, Ceylon Jungle Bush Quail, Punjab Jungle Bush Quail, Konkan Jungle Bush Quail
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This pair was feeding on winged termites emerging from ground. Male is on the right. - SD
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (India & Sri Lanka).
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