Japanese Quail – 5/26/22
Observer: Levi McGowan & Ilan Fisher
Observation Date: 5/26/22
Observation Time: 5:00 p.m.
Observation Location: Beach & Harding
Common Name: Japanese Quail
Scientific Name: Cotumix japonica
Comments: Check out this Youtube video to see the quail and hear its call: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZ3y08Iub_k
The call could be a distress call. Perhaps mom is looking for her chicks, or perhaps this is a juvenile looking for its mom. Or perhaps its calling for its mate. It did not fly, but it showed no visible sign of injury. It’s been calling in the area for a few days.
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