Bobwhite Quail Declines

Effects And What You Can Do To Help

Potential Effects Nationwide And On Your Community

This breed of quails are becoming very scarce within the world and if they were to go extinct it would create a large impact in the ecosystem because if the quails go extinct, its prey would lesson and the prey of the prey of the quails and so on eventually leading to an overpopulation of mostly small animals and insects.

Why Are Numbers Declining?

Numbers of these birds are declining for a number of reasons such as fires, large-scale habitat fragmentation/degration, hunting, weather events, diseases, and many more.

How You Can Help

You can help by controlling invasive trees and clear undergrowth, purchase hunting licenses, the money is used in research, management, habitat improvement and development, hunt the legal amount, etc.