button quail

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

button quail:

see bustard quailbustard quail
or button quail,
any of the small ground-running Old World birds of the family Turnicidae. Also called a hemipode, it resembles a true quail in appearance and way of life but is more closely related to sandgrouse and pigeons.
..... Click the link for more information.