Bobwhite Quail

Bobwhite Quail (Northern Bobwhite) is a popular game bird. Good habitat requires an interspersion or mixture of woodlands, brush, grass, and croplands. Quail are social birds that gather in groups called “coveys.” As many as 10 to 30 birds may form a covey in which they forage and roost closely together.

Bobwhite Quail Biology and Management

The bobwhite quail has long been considered the game bird of the South, and South Carolina’s past quail population has made it known as one of the best quail states.is destroyed or abandoned prior to hatching, they will attempt to renest until a successful hatch or until the nesting season is over.

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