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are male CHINESE PAINTED BUTTON QUAIL loud

Discussion in 'Quail' started by pax12, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Songster

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    are male CHINESE PAINTED BUTTON QUAIL loud
     

  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    not really. They make a call that is loud but no where near a rooster
    crow. I had quail living in my living room. I'd hear them start at 5am.
    It was cool.

    My quail are Coturnix. I'm told buttons sound different.
     
  3. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    i have about 20 button quails now and the males aren't loud..well to me there not.. and they hardly crow at all and i have at least 12 males... they make a cute sound [​IMG]
     
  4. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
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    I agree-they are much quieter than most caged birds.
     
  5. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Whistle.....that's how loud they are [​IMG]
     
  6. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    IA
    Mine can be very loud when they want to be like at 3 am when you want to sleep. Normally though they don't bother me too much just on those rare days the males decide to communicate at 3am.
     

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