California quail


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California quail

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A plump chunky bird (Callipepla californica) of western North America, having gray and brown plumage and a curving black plume on the crown of the head.
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Noun1.California quail - plump chunky bird of coastal California and OregonCalifornia quail - plump chunky bird of coastal California and Oregon
quail - small gallinaceous game birds
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California quail (Callipepla californica) are fed with seed mixture, commercial quail ration, vegetables (mostly lettuce), boiled egg meal, and a few live mealworms and termites.
Outlook: The drought has alleviated considerably in Nevada, but it will take time for populations of Gambel's, Mountain and California quail to rebound completely.
Art entries in the Upland Game Bird division must feature the California quail, shown in its natural habitat.
of bobwhite 1 2 3 b) California quail 1 2 3 c) other sp: -- 1 2 3 Flushing census a) No.
For example, he suggested the Stellar's jays for the thieves who stole the three kittens' mittens, and also the California quail for the "Old woman who lived in a shoe.
I'd hazard a guess that, like Huns, woodcock and snipe, valley quail are taken most often by sportsmen pursuing something else, with the possible exception of California hunters, (their official name is California quail, after all).
Surrounded by wine country, this sprawling 19,000-acre ranch offers California quail, bobwhite quail, chukars and pheasants.
When you get a free show, like a pair of spectacular California quail followed by a necklace of tiny chicks trickling right by your viewing point, just enjoy the gift from this short but delightful season.
Feral cats, meanwhile, are pitted against California Quail at Bidwell Park in Chico, California, and against rare ground-nesting birds such as California black rail and Western snowy plover at California's East Bay Regional Park District.
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The box proved its worth on a California quail outing in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
In grasslands, listen for the fluttery, unoiled sound of California quail, then watch for their small ritualistic motions.

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