Helping this game bird!
Information about the Bobwhite Quail
This game bird in native to North America. It's habitat is grassy fields or to the piney woods. The sound of this quail is known through the summer time of the eastern countryside of the United States. Sadly, this birds are having a decline in their population throughout the half-century.
Issues for the Bobwhite
- farms are larger
- Herbicides and pesticides killing insects that they eat
- Crops that supports them might not be planted that season
- Changes in habitat
- Dry or wet weather shuts down reproductive machinery of the female quails
- Over hunting
How to Help
One of the best ways to help these birds is being part of organizations and understanding what's the most useful way to get evolved.
Quail Forever is dedicated to the conservation of quail, pheasants and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs.
Ducks Unlimited's conservation programs have always had a strong biological foundation. That science and research tradition continues today with hundreds of studies to address the habitat needs of waterfowl. Although a great deal of work has been done and many important questions answered, there is still much to learn about how the birds respond to landscape, habitat and environmental changes.