A quail punctuated her statement with its crisp call.
Somewhere in the distance a Bob-White quail called.
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.
Grouse, quail, crows and woodpeckers (Melanerpes formicivorus) furnish species characteristic of the state.
The Japanese pheasant and the California quail have increased in numbers under the protection of the state.
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.
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 game birds consist of grouse, blackcock, moorhen, quail and partridge.
Pigeons, partridges, quail, plover, duck, teal, sheldrake, widgeon - all of many varieties - complete the list of small game.
When a Bob-White quail continued calling from the vicinity of the pond, she headed that way.
The game birds include quail ("Bob White") and partridges.
Rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, woodcock and quail are also common game.
Flights of quail and turtle doves, as well as teal and ducks, stay long enough to afford sport.
The gallinaceous birds are represented by a quail, Coturnix novae zealandiae, now exterminated.
Among land birds may be enumerated several varieties of eagle, vulture, falcon, owl, crow, jay, magpie, stork, quail, thrush, dove, &c. Pheasants are easily acclimatized; grouse and woodcock are indigenous on the uplands of the north; partridges, in all districts.
Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.
Several times they scared up a covey of quail and once even a wild pig.
Of game-birds the most plentiful are sandgrouse, quail (a bird of passage) and snipe.
In certain parts of Ontario the wild turkey is occasionally found and the ordinary quail, but in British Columbia is found the California quail, and a larger bird much resembling it called the mountain partridge.
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).
Among game-birds there are the quail (uzura), the heathcock (ezo-rachO), the ptarmigan (ezo-raicho or ezo-yama-doni), the woodcock (hodo-shigi), the snipe (ta-shigi) with two special species, the solitary snipe (yama-shigi) and the painted snipe (tama-shigi)and the pheasant (kiji).
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.
There is good shooting (doves, quail, wild turkey and deer) in the vicinity; there are fine golf links and there is a large ranch for breeding and training polo ponies.
Among game birds the bustard, guinea fowl, sand grouse (kata), blue rock, green pigeon, partridge, including a large chikor (akb) and a small species similar to the Punjab sisi; quail and several kinds of duck and snipe are met with.
The game birds include the ruffed grouse, quail and English pheasant (which have increased rapidly under protection), besides woodcock, snipe, many species of ducks and a few Canada geese.
quail from the sea.
Among the more common species of game are squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, rabbits, racoons, wild turkeys, ", partridges" (quail, or Bob White), geese, and ducks; deer, black bears, grey (or timber) wolves, black wolves and "wild cats" (lynx), once common, have become rare.
The most important are eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, owls, horn-bills, cranes, pheasants (notably the argus, fire-back and peacock-pheasants), partridges, ravens, crows, parrots, pigeons, woodpeckers, doves, snipe, quail and swallows.
The ruffed grouse and wild turkey are found in the wooded mountainous districts, while the quail (here called "partridge") is a game bird of the open stubble fields.
The game birds have admirable representatives in the pheasant, karkavul (Phasianus coichicus, L.); snowcock or royal partridge, kebk-i-dari (Tetraogallus Caspius, Gmel.); black partridge, durraj (Francolinus vulgaris, Steph.); red-legged partridge, kebk (Caccabis chukar, Gray); sandpartridge or seesee, tihu (Ammoperdix bonhami, Gray); Indian ~rey partridge, jirufti (Ortygornis ponticerianus, Gmel.); quail, belderjin (Coturnix communis, Bonn.); sandgrouse, siyahsineh (Plerocles arenarius, Pall.); bustard, hubareh (Otis tetrax, L.
Under the protection of a game commission which was created in 1895, of some game preserves which have been established by this commission, and of various laws affecting wild animals and birds, the numbers of Virginia deer, black bear, rabbits, ruffed grouse, quail and wild turkeys have increased until in some of the wilder sections they are quite plentiful, while the numbers of weasels, minks, lynx and foxes have been diminished.
The birds include the ostrich, marabout, vultures, kites, hawks, ground hornbill, great bustard, guinea fowl, partridge, lesser bustard, quail, snipe, duck, widgeon, teal, geese of various kinds, paraquets, doves, blue, bronze and green pigeons, and many others.
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.
But there are also species, though not Passerine, which are absolutely identical with those of Britain, the barn owl, common quail, pigmy rail, and little grebe or dabchick, all of them common and apparently resident in the island.
He sent a wind and it brought quail from the sea.
quail egg capsules have reached the UK.
Don't pass up the pepper pot stew with oxtails, wild boar, lamb shanks, duck and pork belly or the bacon-wrapped whole roast quail served over butter beans.
The Texas Bob White or Texas quail is found principally in Texas and a few neighbouring states.
The fauna includes the elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, cheetah, roan-antelope, hartebeeste, kudu and many other kinds of antelope, wart-hog, hares, quail, partridge, jungle-fowl, bustard and guinea-fowl.
Some of them inhabit forests and others the more open country; but setting aside size (which in this group varies from that of a quail to that of a large common fowl) there is an unmistakable uniformity of appearance among them as a whole, so that almost anybody having seen one species of the group would always recognize another.
Of the partridges, the continental red-leg (Caccabis rufa) is established in England, and its ally, the Asiatic chukore (C. chukar), in St Helena, as is the Californian quail (Lophortyx californica) in New Zealand and Hawaii.
Prairie-dogs, jack-rabbits, crows and occasional ravens, quail, grouse, pheasants and wild turkeys are also noteworthy in a rather scant animal life.
The game birds include quail (Bob White), ruffed grouse and a few pinnated grouse (once very plentiful, then nearly exterminated, but now apparently reappearing under strict protection), and such water birds as the mallard duck, wood duck, blueand green-winged teals, Wilson's snipe, and greater and lesser yellow legs (snipe).
The sixth grade, for civilians an egret, for the military a tiger-cat with a mother-of-pearl clasp. The seventh grade, for civilians a mandarin duck, for the military a mottled bear with a silver clasp. The eighth grade, for civilians a quail, for the military a seal with a clear horn clasp. The ninth grade, for civilians a long-tailed jay, for the military a rhinoceros with a buffalo-horn clasp.
On the other hand, the hare, grey partridge (Perdix cinerea), hedgehog, quail, lark, rook and stork find their way into the coniferous region as the forests are cleared.
The avifauna is varied and abundant, comprising eagles, vultures (protected by law), hawks, owls, pelicans, cranes, turkeys, geese, partridges " (called quail or " Bob White " elsewhere), ducks, &c., besides numerous smaller species, many of which are brilliant of plumage but harsh of voice.
Among game birds are various species of ducks, the quail, or " Bob White," and the woodcock.
Other game birds include the francolin, quail, guineafowl, sand-grouse, snipe, wild duck, wild goose, widgeon, teal, plover and rail.
Among the larger birds are cranes, herons, the ibis, storks, eagles, vultures, falcons, hawks, kites, owls, the secretary birds, pelicans, flamingoes, wild duck and geese, gulls, and of game birds, the paauw, koraan, pheasant, partridge, guinea fowl and quail.
The known fauna comprise boars, bears, deer, swans, geese, pheasants and quail.
The principal varieties of game-birds are ducks, geese, grouse and California quail.
On one occasion Indra got at the soma by assuming the shape of a quail.
apricot stuffing, quail or goose.
covey of quail starting to fly at the same time.
And there were eggs: quail eggs, chicken eggs, duck eggs and preserved eggs.
heterochromatic bands which can be visualized in the quail mitotic chromosomes coincides with the absence of bow -like loops.
One such idea is to re-enact medieval banquets, serving dishes such as wild boar, quail, pork hock and lamb shank.
Meat mains include interesting offerings such as minced lamb with parsley, pine kernels & onions or whole quail seasoned with coriander.
common loon Gavia emmer 25/4: 8 in breeding plumage at Quail Creek; 1/5: 4 in various plumage, Morro Bay.
Food treads a Mediterranean path: warm quail salad with asparagus & pine kernels or wild mushroom pancake with Stilton glaze to start.
The whole family is known as the Galliformes and also includes partridges, quail, grouse and even turkeys.
We chose chargrilled leeks with poached egg and mustard sauce and marinated roasted quail with salad.
Today I will have a quail or a piece of chicken or some cold lamb.
This description refers to the normal Coturnix laying quail.
The LC of the pigeon are longer than those of the domestic fowl or Japanese quail.
The Chinese Painted quail is probably the most widely kept of the ornamental aviary breeds.
quail hunting trip.
quail hunt at a political supporter's ranch.
quail salad with asparagus & pine kernels or wild mushroom pancake with Stilton glaze to start.
They did not quail in the hour of peril.
bobwhite quail is an American variety of quail named after its calling note.
My first ever pinky roast quail was so good it will not be my last.
Will compliment fish in rich sauces, pasta and white meat such as pork loin with an apricot stuffing, quail or goose.
truculent old man, will quail before the pointing finger of revenge.
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militaris), toucans, trogons, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, boat-bills (Cancroma), ducks, pelicans, cormorants, bitterns, stilts, sandpipers, curlews, grackles, kingfishers, motmots, " Chachalacas " (Ortalida poliocephala), woodpeckers, jays, cuckoos, " garrapateros " (Crotophaga sulcirostris), the ingenious weaver-bird (Icterus), and another species (Cassicus), whose curiously woven, sack-like nests are suspended from the slender limbs of trees, and sometimes even from telegraph-wires, scarlet-crested fly-catchers (Muscivora mexicana), tanagers, mocking-birds (called " zenzontl "), turkeys, partridge, quail (Colinus, Lophortyx, Callipepla and Cyrtonyx), doves, pigeons, eagles, caracara hawks (Polyborus), fishhawks, falcons, crows, and turkey-buzzards (both the red-faced " aura " of North America and the black-faced " zopilote " of the tropics), which are the scavengers of the country.
There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.
The third time, the man brought a quail.
I recommend stuffed quail - SUPERB and delicious chocolate spring rolls for a nice finish !
Do not you quail at the thought of the danger to which you exposed yourself?
Now, at last, quail egg capsules have reached the UK.
The 78-year-old was sprayed with shotgun pellets during a quail hunting trip.
Recipe: Cut each bacon rasher in half and put a piece over each quail breast.
The track was dark and shady, and free of vegetation, and looked perfect for quail doves.
Bobwhite quail is an American variety of quail named after its calling note.
Gladstone, the truculent old man, will quail before the pointing finger of revenge.
Choosing from the A la Carte section I started with the Quail with a vinaigrette salad and foie gras at 85 francs.
Meat and Poultry - A moderate intake of chicken, guinea fowl and quail are the perfect enhancements to most meals.
The Wetlands Canine formula with roasted fowl contains roasted quail, duck and turkey.
Check out the Pearle Vision at Quail Springs Mall located at 2501 West Memorial Road #222 in Oklahoma City.
Lynn and his family purchased the Quail Hill Ranch, where the winery is located today, back in 1980 and planted grapes.
If you head out to visit Lynmar, you'll notice the breathtaking views of the Laguna out to the east and the vineyards of Quail Hill heading up toward the winery from the tasting room.
Wine and Spirits recently gave the 2003 Quail Cuvee Pinot Noir 94 points and just last week the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an article about the 2004 Pinot being worth trying.
The noise is not a major problem for stand hunters or for some types of organized shoots, such as quail hunts.
A fig stuffed quail costs $14 and duck served two ways costs $25.
The name of the island, Ortygia (6prv, a quail), has, again, been held to point to the possible existence of an Aetolian settlement on the island before Archias came.
Some of its characteristic mammals and birds are the long-eared desert fox, four-toed kangaroo rats, Sonoran pocket mice, big-eared and tiny white-haired bats, road runner, cactus wren, canyon wren, desert thrashers, hooded oriole, black-throated desert sparrow, Texas night-hawk and Gambels quail.
Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
The birds most common are bush-fowl, bustards, guinea-fowl, quail, pigeon and sand-grouse.
I recommend stuffed quail - SUPERB and delicious chocolate spring rolls for a nice finish!
It was a scene to make even the intrepid Welsh leader quail.
quail at the thought of the danger to which you exposed yourself?
The menu features pan-roasted trout filet, sauteed mussels, grilled semi-boneless quail and roasted natural chicken.
Many species of ducks are also still found; and the reed-bird (bobolink), " partridge " (elsewhere called quail or " Bob White "), ruffed grouse (elsewhere called partridge), woodcock, snipe, plover and Carolina rail still abound.
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