Common Quail
Common Quail - Juvenile
Common Quail - Female
Recordings 
Scientific Name 
Coturnix coturnix
Arabic Name 
السمانى
Kuwaiti name 
فري , فريه
Family 
Width 
33.0 cm
Length 
17.0 cm
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Least Concern
Similar species 

Information

Common passage migrant and scarce summer visitor. Has bred in localized farmland areas where its characteristic song can sometimes be heard. It is heavily hunted in Kuwait’s deserts often through the use of song recordings at night.
Where in Kuwait 
More commonly found in farmlands and desert areas with habitat that provides some cover. More often heard than seen, other than when accidentally flushed.
In the world 
A warmth loving bird that winters in Africa.
Local threats 
Heavily hunted and trapped on passage.