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Photos and Facts: Texas Bobwhite Quail

Written by: Jennifer Miller, Greystone Castle


The male bobwhite quail has bright eye markings.
All photos courtesy Greystone Castle

Do you know there are over 45 different genera of Quail? Most people are familiar with the bobwhite quail, named for its unique call. This bird is native to North America, including. . .

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