blue–breasted quail

noun

Definition of blue–breasted quail

  1. :  a small brown quail (Coturnix chinensis) found from southern Asia to Australia that is often raised in captivity and in the male has a bluish gray breast, reddish brown belly, and black-and-white throat patch —called also Asian blue quail, blue quail, button quail, Chinese painted quail, king quail, painted quail

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