look who's been visiting our back yard!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by fallenweeble, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2007

    i found some pics online that look just like him and apparently he is a "california quail."

    he is getting braver and braver and comes closer to me each day. his feathers are BEAUTIFUL!
  2. 2manyhats

    2manyhats Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2008
    Central NY
    Beautiful! We are looking into getting quail eggs to hatch once the chickens and turkeys clear the bators. We have permits to raise and release only the Bobwhite here in NY. They are native.
  3. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    Oh great, a wild freeloader. I wonder what diseases he carries?
  4. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
  5. Broke Down Ranch

    Broke Down Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2007
    Quote:Meh, live dangerously I say.....

    They really are pretty birds [​IMG]
  6. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Hes pretty but like with sparrows you should keep him away from your birds incase he carries AI.
  7. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    That's a purty bird
    davaroo, did you change your username?
  8. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *Had a little "quail parade" cross the road in front of us last time I visited Cali -- Momma quail leading 14 babies. They are cute!!:aww
  9. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    I saw a mother duck leading lots of baby ducks across the road on my way to church one day. There was a car coming and the person didn't even slow down :eek: [​IMG] some people are so... [​IMG].
  10. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * DH wanted to know how you knew it was a California quail. He asked if you read it's license plate. . . [​IMG]

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