A short-tailed quail-like bird found in the sparse grasslands of SE Australia.
- Pedionomus torquatus, the only member of the family Pedionomidae
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- This book reviews the 250 species of pheasants, partridges, grouse, quails, turkeys, guineafowls, buttonquails, sandgrouse, and plains-wanderers of the world.
- The hunter handed the bird, a male plains wanderer, to the Melbourne Museum, which is preparing it for its ornithology collection.