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2014-03-11 12:23:21

Conservation's Greatest Night DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At their 8(th) Annual Dinner & Auction on March 6, Dallas based non-profit Park Cities Quail (PCQ) awarded its 2014 "T. Boone Pickens Lifetime Sportsman Award" to legendary entertainer, conservationist and avid sportsman George Strait at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Strait was presented a specially designed sculpture of three flushing bobwhite quail created by award-winning sculptor Walter Matia....

2011-06-29 11:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking public input on a draft northern bobwhite quail management plan, which can be reviewed on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) by clicking on the "Draft Quail Management Plan" icon under the large photo in the center of the homepage. Public comments on the agency's quail management plan will be accepted until Sept. 1, via the website or by mail to: Quail Management Plan,...

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2009-07-31 14:20:10

Wile E. Coyote might not have been able to catch up with the roadrunner on the Saturday morning cartoons, but one Texas AgriLife Research scientist has had no problems. Dr. Dean Ransom, AgriLife Research wildlife ecologist in Vernon, has conducted a study of the roadrunner's ecology and habitat for the past four years. Using radio telemetry and studying more than 50 nests, he and his staff have researched home range, habitat use, nesting ecology and dispersal of young since 2006. The...


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2009-01-17 17:41:51

The Asian Blue Quail (Coturnix chinensis), also known as the Chinese Painted Quail, King Quail or Blue-breasted Quail, is a species of bird in the same family as pheasants (Phasianidae) in the order Galliformes. In the wild it is found from southeastern Asia to Oceania with ten different subspecies. It is also sometimes known as "Button Quail", though this is more commonly referred to similar-looking but distantly related birds of the genus Turnix. In Australia it is not listed as threatened...

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2008-04-28 17:44:04

The Bobwhite Quail, Northern Bobwhite, or Virginia Quail (Colinus virginianus), is a ground-dwelling bird native to North America. The Bobwhite Quail is a member of the group of species known as New World quail. This quail primarily inhabits areas of early growth dominated by various species of pine, hardwood, woody, and herbaceous growth. However, quail habitat varies greatly throughout its range which extends from Mexico east to Florida and north into the Upper Midwest and Northeast....

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