The White Button Quail is in all likelihood a recent mutation. Its price The White is the only mutation that poses problems in sexing adult birds. Since no. Button quail (Coturnix chinensis)—also known as Chinese painted quail or blue-breasted quail—are native to China, India, Taiwan and other areas in Asia, as well as Madagascar and parts of Australia. One of the most obvious differences between male and female button quail is.