coturnix in the wild?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by dadsdeercamp, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
    i was out hunting this morning and was hearing coturnix quail calling in the state forest. then on my way out i saw 3 coturnix. can they survive a Minnesota winter? im talking -50f it gets cold here
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Someone must have put them there I assume.
     
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i wonder if someone could trap them before winter sets in ?
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I doubt they could survive the winter, probably someone was using them for hunting and didn't catch them all up. I've had some escape when I'm feeding, one just a week ago at most. It lived maybe 3 days before we found it dead. [​IMG]
     
  5. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
    no quail to be seen or heard today. must not have made it through the night. poor little guys.
     
  6. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Poor little guys!
     

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