Turnicidae – Buttonquails+

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The Family Turnicidae – Buttonquails+ or Turnicidae – Buttonquails is of Type – landfowl, which is defined below, and is in the Order Charadriiformes. At the moment it contains only one sub-family, the Buttonquails but Hemipodes is an old name that may still be used.

Type - landfowl - is defined as follows...
Type - landfowl - contains species of birds that are hunted as gamebirds and that are terrestrial in their typical feeding behaviour, and others that are very similar in appearance or habits. 

Turnicidae - Buttonquails+ contains the following categories...
                                             Buttonquails
                                             Buttonquails+
                                             Hemipodes



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