Common Buttonquail shot in Algeria by a local hunter

The Common Buttonquail (Turnix sylvaticus) has not been observed in Algeria since almost three decades.

A hunter had mistaken the bird for Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix) and shot it in the northeast of the country in late November 2019.

More at MaghrebOrnitho: Andalusian Buttonquail observed in Algeria for the first time in three decades.

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