Barred Buttonquail


Hindi name:  Gulu / Gundra /  Gundlu /  Salui gundra

The barred buttonquail is also called as common bustard-quail. This is reluctant to fly bird.

How does the bird appear…

It is rufous-brown above and rusty and buff below. Eyes are yellowish white. Bill and legs are bluish-grey. The female is larger and richly colored.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It inhabits grasslands, agricultural fields and savannas.


It feeds on insects and seeds.

Breeding & Nesting

It breeds throughout the year. Nest is scrape in ground lined by grass.

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