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My Obsession

I just cannot stop watching the new quail family in my yard.  Tiny chicks. Look at those wings. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.

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Quail Question

Gambel’s Quail are pairing up now after spending the winter in large flocks.  And every year, there is one left over – unmated.  And quite sad to watch and hear.  Why is the ‘leftover’ quail always a male?  I have … Continue reading

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Lonely Quail

The lonely Gambel’s Quail has braved the high lamp post to advertise his availability for a mate with his sad call.  I hope it works for him.

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Baby Quail

This has turned out to be one of my favorite days of the year:  the first sighting of baby quail.  The photo isn’t the best – shot through the kitchen window, but that’s as close as I can get to … Continue reading

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A Feeder for all Birds

Suddenly I realize I don’t hear any birds.  This time of year at the bird feeder it’s usually  a constant chorus of finches and sparrows.  And sometimes the burbling of quail.  But now I hear none of them.  Looking out … Continue reading

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