Two females foraging on a foot path.
The name Quailfinch is a derivative of its behaviour. At a disturbance it first goes flat on the ground, before flying away at the last moment. It then lands not to far away. This same behaviour is executed by the Quail.
CitationPieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1170501. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1170501.
Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1170501. Video of African Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis at Pirang, Gambia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1170501.
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