Birds of Morni: Jungle Bush Quail

Jungle Bush Quail (Perdicula asiatica) is a quail of the Indian subcontinent, about 6″ in length that feeds largely on seeds of grasses (sometimes also on insects). It breeds after the rains. The male has a heavily barred, white belly and underparts (females have chestnut breast and belly). Head has red and white streaks.

Jungle Bush Quail, Chhamla, Morni Hills

Jungle Bush Quail, Chhamla, Morni Hills

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