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While you ponder the number of quail in this shrub thicket, consider that quail rely on dense shrubs every day.
We get a lot of questions from hunters about why we do not stock quail. Here are some insights from Department quail biologist Beth Emmerich.
The evidence does not support blaming low quail numbers on predators, when proper habitat management can improve quail number so dramatically.
Get in on this winter's tips and workshops to help you restore quail to your landscape.
A recent Facebook post asked why we still promote the hunting of quail when their numbers are so low. Let’s think of quail as a poster child for wildlife habitat restoration.
If you build it they WILL come, but it might take a while depending on what surrounds your property!
If habitat is the key to quail survival, timing is often the key to good quail habitat management.
Our answer is the same as it is for quail in grass and crop areas: not enough bare ground, shrubs and food-producing plants anymore.
One of the finest experiences in the outdoors is watching a pointing dog work a field searching for birds. Do you have a photo of your dog you can share?
Friend and coworker, Aaron Jeffries, and I celebrated the opening of quail season. We were accompanied by my German wirehair pointer, Heidi and Aaron’s German shorthair, Babe.
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