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Living on the Edge!

Aug 17, 2009

Chad Smith, the area manager at Whetstone Creek Conservation Area, has been watching this rooster for a couple days. Chad said the bird flies in and feeds under the brush hog. Easy pickings with all the seeds and dead insects.

image of Quail rooster foraging beneath brush hog

image of quail rooster foraging beneath brush hog

Great pictures, but mowing still doesn't get my vote as a good habitat practice for quail.

 

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