bobwhite quail

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Noun1.bobwhite quail - a popular North American game birdbobwhite quail - a popular North American game bird; named for its call
Colinus, genus Colinus - New World quail: the bobwhites
Colinus virginianus, northern bobwhite - a favorite game bird of eastern and central United States
quail - small gallinaceous game birds
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The University of Tennessee (Ag Research) to support northern bobwhite quail population and habitat growth in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Virginia.
Hunters have access to four different upland bird species in Nebraska: sharp-tailed grouse, greater prairie chickens, pheasant, and bobwhite quail. Grab a license for $97 and a $25 habitat stamp before hitting the field.
James Farm featured worm-eating and hooded warblers in May, and a bobwhite quail in July.
A captive-bred bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) ranch in southern Utah, USA, experienced high mortality rates in the late summer and fall of 2012.
Turns out, the chunky, earth tone flock of birds that were contentedly scratching and pecking at the ground outside our kitchen windows were bobwhite quail.
If you happen to spot any native bobwhite quail on private lands, FWC would like to hear from you.
For example, Manassas has planted native warm-season grasses across thousands of acres of battlefield and partnered with the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative to provide grassland habitat for the declining northern bobwhite quail. That work is helping the park expand its reach: Although he doesn't officially collect numbers, Bies said that wildlife watchers are one of the quickest-growing groups of park visitors.
Rolled neatly into the cavity under the buttplate was a 1925 Kansas hunting license, full of arcane knowledge: In 1925, pheasants didn't exist, prairie chickens were wide open, bobwhite quail were hunted every other year, and deer had been declared extinct.
The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and places a heavy emphasis on habitat that benefits bobwhite quail. Although the program is available in most states, a large portion of the funding is utilized in the eastern and southern states.
Mortality of radio-tagged and unmarked northern bobwhite quail.--Biotelemetry Symp.
As my late Grandfather Ben Gillham who passed on back in 2002, the farm is all gone now, just a bunch of weeds and, yes, there are a few coveys of the bobwhite quail and a bunch of dove out there today.