not sure what kind of quail this is...

Discussion in 'Quail' started by titika, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. titika

    titika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I rescued a few coturnix from an over crowded pen. Some are white with patches, (A&M?), a few tibetan, rosetta, pharoah, italians, and one that looks kinda like a coturnix but with a pigeon head. It's a rusty red color and acts and looks a lot different then my coturnix. it stands more upright and it's body in general seems different. I am assuming it is a hen since my males keep breeding with it. i am thinking about seperating her and a roo and seeing if the eggs are fertile. I will try to post a picture. I am really just wondering what it is... A hybrid perhaps or just an odd coturnix. Any Ideas?
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    It sounds like a Tennessee Red Quail which are basically a variation of the Bobwhite quail, they are also said to be more aggressive. Here's an image:

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  3. titika

    titika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The head looks similar but the beak is different and the color is different. I'll try to get a good picture today.
     
  4. titika

    titika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's pretty whatever kind she is. I've never seen one like this, not even pictures.
     

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