Anyone ever see this behavior?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by grouselabmike, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. grouselabmike

    grouselabmike Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a backyard quail pen. Just a 4x8x4 flyway with a small house on one end. I haven't handled the birds in a while. I caught one and it started chirping. At this sound the rest of the quail (4) came storming out of the house with their wings spread out all puffed up. I nearly died laughing at them. They almost looked like a dancing safe grouse or prairie chicken. "Tough guys"
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They were about to 'take on' the predator.
     
  3. QuailRaiser

    QuailRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    yeah, they do that once in a while, they delight in scaring my dog (a big "tough" german shepherd) like that
     

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