Madagascar buttonquail are confined to Madagascar (Ogilvie-Grant, 1889). They have been introduced on Mauritius (since extinct), Reunion, and Iles Glorieuses (Johnsgard, 1991).
Biogeographic Regions: ethiopian (Native )Rights Holder
: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensorsBibliographic Citation
: Pappas, J. 2002. "Turnix nigricollis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link