Canadian Geographic Photo Club - Gambel's Quail male
  

Gambel's Quail male

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by Allen_Woodliffe from Chatham CA on 05 Feb 2013
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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.

  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
  • Focal: 400 mm
  • Shutter speed: 0.003125 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 7.1
  • ISO: 500
tagged: 'gambel's quail' 'bird' 'sonoran desert' ' arizona'

23 comments


Allen_Woodliffe posted 2013-02-19 1:32pm

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 :-)

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Monica E. posted 2013-02-19 11:01am

What a beautiful bird! Amazing capture! Geez, I need to got out west!

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Isabelle_V posted 2013-02-19 7:53am

wonderful image of a beautiful bird...great capture and info Allen~

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Allen_Woodliffe posted 2013-02-18 6:32pm

Thanks so much Kent, RR, Christine, Pat and Michel...it's great to read your comments!

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MicG posted 2013-02-15 8:52pm

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...

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Christine_Muchmore posted 2013-02-14 2:19pm

What a beautiful bird, his coloring is fantastic.

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pat gaviller posted 2013-02-13 12:02am

Great photos of the quail Allen - both male & female; & of course the day old chicks are adorable.

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R_Rutkay posted 2013-02-12 11:56pm

Interesting looking bird, nice shot.

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Kent Wirtanen posted 2013-02-12 12:19am

What a cool looking bird Allen...as always, great capture and information.

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Allen_Woodliffe posted 2013-02-11 4:57pm

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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