Here are some interesting facts about the bobwhite quail you probably didn't know:

  • In some places the yearly movement of quails can be less than 1 mile.
  • The closest relative to the bobwhite quail is the scaled quail.
  • Bobwhite quails have been found about 6,500 feet above sea level in the Smoky Mountains.
  • Most similar to the bobwhite quail in appearance is the black-throated quail.
  • About 1.7 million people in the United States hunt the bobwhite quail.
  • Fire ants can even be a predator of the bobwhite quail. These insects can destroy quail nests by entering the nests eating the embryo.
  • Over 99% of the bobwhite quail's precolonial population has been lost.
  • Bobwhite quails and many other types of quails are used in recipes. Click the link to few some tasty Quail Recipes.

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