animals that start with Q: Quail


Quail is one species in the dove or pheasant family. The bird has a medium size. Quails have some kinds like Japanese Quail, New Zealand Quail, California Quails, Chinese Painted Quail, Stubble Quail, Rain Quail, Jungle Bush Quail, and Scaled Quail.

Most of them live in deserts, forests, woodlands and shrubs. They make their nests in the ground for seven to fourteen eggs they produce. Actually these birds can fly, but most quails prefer to run.

They have various plumage ranged from brown, gray and white. Except the Snow Mountain Quails, tall of the species hunts insects, small animals and seeds for foods.

The Snow Mountain Quails feed on leaves, flowers as well as small animals, insects and seeds. Quails are also hunted for their meat and eggs.

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