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Brood Habitat: Where the Bugs Are

Weedy brood habitat is best for bugs and bobwhites.

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Building a Johnny House

I'll be honest. I can build some pretty darn good quail habitat, but I can't nail two boards together.

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Calling "Quiet Quail"

I have a friend who calls quail. He doesn't use a phone or other fancy electronics. He mimics the fall covey call or, as I like to say, their "come-hither" call.

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Calling All Quail!

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Property owners can join together to create landscapes attractive to quail.

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Photo shows quail chick in brood habitat

Check Your Brood Habitat Now

Imagine if you were half the size of your thumb and had to catch insects the first 14 days of your life to survive. For the millions of newly hatched Missouri quail chicks this is a reality.

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Conduct Fall Covey Counts

Want to assess your management efforts and hunting prospects? Count calling fall coveys the last three weeks in October. This page shows you how.  

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This simple black-and-white data sheet includes instructions and a table to help you conduct and record your October covey counts.

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Covey Headquarters Newsletter

This newsletter provides timely, in-depth quail-management information for Missouri landowners and quail hunters.

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Direct Seeding Shrubs

Are you tired of planting bare root shrubs? It can be back-breaking work.

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Biologists afield at Tall Timbers Quail Tour in Florida

Drinking From a Firehose

In Missouri, I feel like we’re already ahead of the curve on quail management both on private lands and public lands–-we like fire for quail, and we know quail need the kind of habitat that well-planned and executed prescribed burns create. But be assured (like Scarlett says, “as God is my witness”) if there is a better, faster, cheaper way to create quail successes, this group will find it.

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