California quail

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plump chunky bird of coastal California and Oregon

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Most losses affected newly hatched Pekin robin and California quail chicks, which also were the most numerous bird species in the flock.
Outlook: Although still below long-term averages, Oregon's California quail rebounded well in 2015 as the drought ended.
And in Idaho's Hell's Canyon it's possible to flush chukars, gray partridge, California quail, ruffed and blue grouse.
31, but just two involve Western Oregon: Mountain quail and California quail seasons close in this half of the state Thursday.
This cocky little handful of brown feathers is my favorite, not because he is more handsome than the California quail, better to eat than the mountain quail, faster on his feet than the Gambel quail, harder to hit than the scaled quail or more difficult to find than the Mearns.
I can remember being 5 and asking my mother what a California quail and a meadowlark was,'' Nick said.
She also was working on a more sedate nature scene: a square window showing a group of California quail.
Our list included American crow, red shouldered hawk, red tail hawk, turkey vulture, California thrasher, California towhee, spotted towhee, oak titmouse, wrentit, bushtit, scrub jay, white crown sparrow, gold crown sparrow, lesser goldfinch, house finch, rock dove, mourning dove, California quail, yellow-rump warbler, ruby crown kinglet and Anna's hummingbird.
One of the first terrestrial animals I pursued was California quail.
For California quail, focus on brushy areas along streams at lower elevations throughout the western and southwestern reaches.
They are: Western general season rifle deer, cascade bull elk, cougar, black bear, western gray squirrel, forest grouse, mountain quail, california quail, duck, merganser and turkey.
California quail populations should be strong in northwestern Oregon, as well as the Klamath basin of southwestern Oregon.
Timely tips: Mourning dove, forest grouse and westside California quail seasons opens today and biologists say mourning dove numbers are currently high - most have not migrated south since no rains have occurred in the last few weeks.
This trip resulted in 24 finds, including three new species: a hooded oriole, California quail and a ringlet.
Quail season: Tentatively Gambel's scaled and California quail Sept.
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