Monday, June 24, 2013
Callipepla californica: The California Quail
The California Quail is a highly sociable bird that often gathers in small flocks known as "coveys". The nest is a shallow scrape lined with vegetation on the ground beneath a shrub or other cover. The female usually lays approximately twelve eggs. Once hatched, the young associate with both adults.
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