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QuailAbout Quail


About Quail

Quails are popular for their meat and eggs, which are considered a delicacy in many countries. Quail meat is tender, flavorful and low in fat, and the eggs are small, but packed with flavor and nutrients.



Breeds of Quail

There are the following breeds of Quail:

Bobwhite - Breeds of QuailBobwhite


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Bobwhite Quails, also known as Northern Bobwhites, are a type of small game bird native to North America. They are a popular species for hunting and recreational bird watching, as well as for their eggs, which are sometimes used for human consumption.

Bobwhite Quails are small, plump birds with a distinctive crest on their head and a white throat patch. They are found throughout much of the eastern and central United States, as well as ...

Coturnix - Breeds of QuailCoturnix


Coturnix Quails, also known as Japanese Quails or Jumbo Brown Quails, are a type of small game bird that are native to Asia but have been introduced to many other parts of the world. They are popular for their meat, eggs, and as a model organism for scientific research.

Coturnix Quails are small birds that grow to an adult size of about 20-25 cm and are easily distinguishable by their short, round bodies and short, stubby tails. They c ...

Gambels - Breeds of QuailGambels


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In the arid, sun-baked deserts of the Southwest, Gambel's quail make their home. Named after the pioneering naturalist William Gambel, this small bird of the New World quail family thrives in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Texas, and Sonora, as well as in Chihuahua along the New Mexico border and the Colorado River region of Baja California.

These birds can be easily distinguished by their distin ...

Japanese - Breeds of QuailJapanese


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The Japanese Quail, scientifically known as Coturnix japonica, is a species of Old World quail found in East Asia. Once considered a subspecies of the common quail, it is now recognized as a separate species. This bird has been an important part of human life since the 12th century and continues to play significant roles in both industry and scientific research. Across its range, the Japanese Quail is abundant and prevalent. There are several tru ...

Mountain - Breeds of QuailMountain


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In the rugged terrain of the western United States, a unique bird species can be found that calls the mountains its home. The Mountain Quail (Oreortyx pictus), a small ground-dwelling bird, is the only species of its genus, and is often mistakenly grouped with Callipepla. However, this is not accurate, as the Mountain Quail's ancestry diverged from other New World quails earlier than the bobwhites, a fact that dates back at least 6 million years. ...

Pharaoh - Breeds of QuailPharaoh


Pharaoh Quails, also known as Coturnix pharaohs, are a species of small gamebirds in the family Phasianidae. They are native to Africa, but have been introduced to other parts of the world, including Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Pharaoh Quails are small, plump birds that grow to around 20 cm in length, with distinctive head plumes and a short, stubby tail. They are usually brown or gray in color, with speckled plumage, and are k ...

Valley - Breeds of QuailValley


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Valley Quail, also known as California Quail, are small gamebirds that are native to the western United States, including California and Nevada. They are part of the New World quail family and are well-known for their distinctive head plumes and rounded appearance.

Valley Quail are plump, compact birds that grow to around 25 cm in length, with a distinctive topknot of feathers on their head. They are usually gray or brown in color, wit ...