Painted Button-quail (Houtman Abrolhos)  |  

Turnix varius scintillans

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • 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).