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The male Gambel's Quail is distinguished from its less colourful mate by the chestnut crown and the black face. Both male and female have the feather tuft protruding from the top of the head.
Thank-you Isabella and Monica....glad you enjoyed this bird pic!
Monica: I highly recommend a visit to the Sonoran deserts of Arizona, among many other places :-)
What a beautiful bird! Amazing capture! Geez, I need to got out west!
wonderful image of a beautiful bird...great capture and info Allen~
Thanks so much Kent, RR, Christine, Pat and Michel...it's great to read your comments!
Wow! I can't understand that! Duplicates of the same comments from the same person!!..great photo Allen ! Thanks for sharing..love it...enjoy the day...
What a beautiful bird, his coloring is fantastic.
Great photos of the quail Allen - both male & female; & of course the day old chicks are adorable.
Interesting looking bird, nice shot.
What a cool looking bird Allen...as always, great capture and information.
Thank-you Debbie and Laura for your visits and comments.
Laura: I see the site was giving you grief similar to what I just dealt with, by the site giving incorrect messages resulting in multiple message being posted. What a crazy site!!!
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