Definition of Turnix sylvatica
1. Noun. A variety of button quail having stripes.
Generic synonyms: Bustard Quail, Button Quail, Button-quail, Hemipode
Lexicographical Neighbors of Turnix Sylvatica
Literary usage of Turnix sylvatica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1892)
"... female differs very considerably from that of Turnix sylvatica ; the male has a short purring chuckle. " April 13, 1892. The Bush Quails have an egg, ..."
2. Sexual Dimorphism in the Animal Kingdom: A Theory of the Evolution of by Joseph Thomas Cunningham (1900)
"In the Spanish Bustard Quail, Turnix sylvatica, and some other species the difference in the colour and markings between the sexes is very slight, ..."
3. The History of the European Fauna by Robert Francis Scharff (1899)
"(Turnix sylvatica) is probably of North African origin, and has subsequently spread into Southern Spain and Portugal, and eastward as far as Sicily. ..."