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Life history of the Gambel quail in Arizona

David Major Gorsuch

Life history of the Gambel quail in Arizona

by David Major Gorsuch

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Published by University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Quails.,
    • Game and game-birds -- Arizona.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGambel quail in Arizona.
      Statementby David M. Gorsuch.
      SeriesUniversity of Arizona bulletin, vol. v, no. 4. May 15, 1934. Biological science bulletin no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.G2 G6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 89 p.
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6310126M
      LC Control Number34027756
      OCLC/WorldCa2370161

      Gambel's quail: | | | | Gambel's quail | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. The Gambel’s Quail has grayish upperparts, a gray breast, a buffy belly, and reddish flanks streaked with white. It also has a prominent topknot on its forehead. Males have a blackish patch on the lower belly, a black face and throat, and a white eyeline.

      History / Funding / Direction. Directors Reports to the Commission; Gambel's Quail, Arizona Quail, Gambel's, Gambel's Crested Partridge, Gambel's Valley Quail, GambelÌs Quail, Olathe Quail, Desert Quail. Scientific Name(s): Callipepla gambelii, Lophortyx gambelii. Observed in County(s). Arizona Wanderings author, Ben Smith, presents a beginner’s guide to finding, hunting, and preparing these beautiful and wily southwestern birds. The Hunting Gambel’s Quail ebook is a great place to start to start if you are just beginning your bird hunting journey.

        Gambel’s Quail Study: From Golf Course to Desert Arizona Game & Fish is partnering with the University of Arizona on a two-year research project to find out if moving golf course quail . The "Gambel's quail are found almost exclusively in the southwestern United States, mainly in Arizona. Their range extends into Mexico and east to parts of Texas, west to California and a small part of southern Utah, Nevada and Colorado. This oil painting is 12 x 9" Here is a little information about the "Gambel's quail" from the desert museum.


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Journal: Condor. Arizona Birds; Auk; Bird Observer; Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club; Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club; Cleveland Bird Calendar. Though they can survive longer in captivity, the average Gambel’s quail lifespan is only years in the wild.

An adult can weigh around grams and measure up to inches in length. The exact number of subspecies is yet to be determined precisely.

Gambel’s Quail have been a popular target for hunters in the Southwest since the frontier days. Concerns over hunting’s impact led to strict bag limits and short or closed seasons by the s, and efforts to increase quail numbers in that era included trapping and transplanting birds, establishing refuges, and providing water sources.

The Gambel's quail is named in honor of William Gambel, a 19th-century naturalist and explorer of the Southwestern United States.

The species is not as widely introduced as the related California quail. It was, however, released on San Clemente Island in by Charles T. Howland et al., where it is currently still established. Gambel's Quail, male, Peoria, Arizona. Taken early morning of what would be a HOT day with temperatures in the triple digits.

Image taken Ap Canon Rebel T3i, z. Click image to enlarge: Gambel's Quail, female (left) and male (right), Peoria, Arizona. Taken early morning of what would be a HOT day with temperatures in the triple. Gambel's Quail is found in the Sonora Desert of Arizona and Mexico, Southern New Mexico, California, Utah, Texas and Nevada.

They are seen near desert shrub land and near water sources. It eats seeds, berries and fruits from the plants found in these areas. Gambel's Quail is often abundant near desert streams and waterholes, with coveys walking to the water in the morning and evening, giving a variety of clucking and crowing notes.

As cities have grown in the desert southwest, these birds have adapted to life in the surrounding suburbs, coming into back yards to eat grain scattered for them. Gambel’s Quail Although a common quail of the desert Southwest, the Gambel’s requires a lot of water.

Generally sedentary, it moves short distances in the late summer to form coveys, usually. Gambel’s Quail are gregarious birds of the desert Southwest, where coveys gather along brushy washes and cactus-studded arroyos to feed.

Males and females both sport a bobbing black topknot of feathers. The male’s prominent black belly patch distinguishes it from the similar California Quail. Arizona has four distinct species of the quail family. Gambel’s Quail are the most numerous and popular species.

(See the article on the history of southern Arizona’s Gambel’s Quail in our website archive.) Other common names for the Gambel’s Quail are Arizona quail, desert quail, and valley quail. Other quail species are more limited. Buy Life history of the Gambel quail in Arizona (Arizona.

University. Biological science bulletin) by Gersuch, David Major (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: David Major Gersuch. Masked Bobwhite were extirpated from the United States due to the destruction of grasslands.

Overgrazing and other abuses of southern Arizona resulted in the disappearance of these quail from Arizona during the late s and early s.

Attempted reintroductions have not been very successful. Arizona has four resident species of quail – Gambel’s, Scaled, Montezuma and the Masked Bobwhite.

The Gambel’s is the species that is the most numerous and widespread in its distribution. This bird was named in for William Gambel, from the Philadelphia Academy of Science, who collected plants and animals along the Santa Fe Trail and.

Description and Life History of the Gambel’s Quail The Gambel’s quail is similar to other quail species in body shape and size. It has a small round body, short square tail, short legs, rounded and broad wings, a short neck and a small head.

Like most birds, males and females have very different colored feathers. The Gambel's quail is distributed throughout the southwestern United States, primarily in Arizona. This bird is also found in Texas, California as well as southern Utah, Nevada, and Colorado.

The area of its distribution includes also some parts of Mexico. Their major habitat is. Bent Life History Bent Life History of the Gambel's Quail Published by the Smithsonian Institution between the s and the s, the Bent life history series of monographs provide an often colorful description of the birds of North America.

Arthur Cleveland Bent was the lead author for the series. These are the Gambel’s quail, scaled quail, and Mearns’ or Montezuma quail. Another quail, formerly in Arizona, the masked bobwhite, is listed federally as an endangered species. Gambel’s Quail Of the above species, the Gambel’s or desert quail is by far the best known.

The quail is a very interesting bird. It is not one of the most common that we see everyday on our front lawns or perched on the telephone wire. Thus, its tendencies, habits and life cycle are not as familiar to us as those birds who nest and raise their young in our backyards.Buy Life history of the Gambel quail in Arizona, (University of Arizona bulletin) by David Major Gorsuch (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : David Major Gorsuch.A bird of the Desert Southwest, Gambel's quail (Callipepla gambelii) is common in much of the Southwest, particularly southern Arizona and New Mexico. Here they look and act very much like the more widespread California quail, but the two species' ranges do not overlap.