A quail punctuated her statement with its crisp call.
Several times they scared up a covey of quail and once even a wild pig.
Somewhere in the distance a Bob-White quail called.
When a Bob-White quail continued calling from the vicinity of the pond, she headed that way.
Among the song-birds are the mocking-bird, the Carolina wren and the cardinal grosbeak (or red bird); there are plenty of quail or " bob white " (called partridge in the South).
Many visitors are attracted by the fishing (especially for tarpon) and shooting in the vicinity, water-fowl being plentiful in the Bay, and deer, quail and wild turkeys being found in the vicinity inland.
The game birds consist of grouse, blackcock, moorhen, quail and partridge.
Grouse, quail, crows and woodpeckers (Melanerpes formicivorus) furnish species characteristic of the state.
Gamble's quail, bob-white, grouse, English pheasants and wild turkeys are the most important game birds, and the mocking-bird is common throughout south-western New Mexico.
The song-birds are well represented in the hermit thrush, wood thrush, Wilson's thrush (or veery), brown thrasher, robin, blue bird, bobolink, meadow lark, gold finch, &c. Among the game birds are the ruffed grouse (partridge), quail, prairie hen and wild turkey.
Hawks and turkey buzzards are common types of the larger birds, and the wild turkey, prairie chicken and quail are the principal game birds.
The principal animals and birds in South Carolina are deer, rabbits, squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, raccoons, minks, geese, ducks, wild turkeys, " partridge " (quail or bobwhite), woodcock and snipe.
The servants were a little discouraged, but soon they brought in a great tray containing two dozen nicely roasted quail on toast.
The quail lays fifteen or twenty eggs and they are white.