What breed of Quail is this?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Abdud1, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. Abdud1

    Abdud1 New Egg

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    It is similar to a Mountain Quail with a blueish chest and brown around it's face and on it's back and it's wings are brown with white stripes like this image[​IMG]

    but it didn't have the topknot on it's head.
    There was a few of them so it wasn't just one with a missing topknot.
     
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2016
  2. jojackc

    jojackc Out Of The Brooder

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    maybe they where all female? I don't think they have the top knot.
     
  3. Abdud1

    Abdud1 New Egg

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    Not sure, i will see if i can get a photo of one.
     
  4. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just guessing, was it a blue scale quail maybe? Has blue, brown and wing stripes :)

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Abdud1

    Abdud1 New Egg

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    No it had more of a smooth blue, it was in Morocco if that helps.
     
  6. Q QUAIL S

    Q QUAIL S Out Of The Brooder

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    This is the Californian quail it has a blue chest ,but not a brown head. hopes this helps!!!! The male is the one with the blue chest I think.[​IMG] I found this photo on the internet( these are not my birds.) [​IMG]
     
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  7. Colemanhatchery

    Colemanhatchery Out Of The Brooder

    [​IMG]. Anyone know the breeds
     
  8. poultrymad

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    They look like Tibetan Japanese but it is quite hard to tell from the photo.
     
  9. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Look up a barbary partridge and see if that looks like what you saw. They have very similar markings though they have a black with white speckled necklace. Or perhaps it was another type of partridge considering it had no topknot? I love a mystery - hope you solve it.
     
  10. eHuman

    eHuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]

    Barbary Partridge native to Morocco .
     

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