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Other common names: Swamp Quail (ypsilophora)
Barred, not streaked underparts. Female pale overall, with different markings on UnP. Immature has more distinct shaft stress. Races differ mainly in size, and also in colour and pattern of plumage of males.
Taxonomy: Coturnix ypsilophorus Bosc, 1792, no locality = Tasmania.