Painted Button-quail (Houtman Abrolhos) |
Turnix varius scintillans
Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Turnix varius scintillans
Threats Potential threats to the Painted Button quail (Houtman Abrolhos) are inappropriate fire regimes competition for food with; or predation of eggs by; the introduced house mouse (Mus musculus) introduction of non endemic fauna; flora or pathogens and; on North Island; grazing and trampling of habitat by the introduced Macropus eugenii (Tammar Wallaby).