Rare chestnut-backed button quail bird found in North West Qld

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated September 2 2021 - 9:24pm, first published 5:30am
The researchers photographed this female chestnut-backed button-quail in Oct 2020. Photo: supplied

A new scientific paper documents findings of a rare bird in North West Queensland.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.