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Quail

From a single idea, great things are born

Observing how the mind works is fascinating. After my experience this spring with a mother quail abandoning her babies, I kept thinking of those adorable baby chicks and how brave they were, even though they must have been really scared. Then I realized this could be a wonderful tale for children.

July 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Baby quail become a true rescue mission

Baby quail become a true rescue mission

Vigilant quail moms and pops are out and about this time of year with their broods. A Gambel's quail, like the one above, often will keep guard on the tiny ones.

May 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Baby quail become a true rescue mission

Baby quail become a true rescue mission

Last spring a quail laid 18 eggs in a plant on my enclosed patio. After they hatched, seeing those miniscule creatures scurrying around my patio brought tears to my eyes.

May 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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