bobwhite bobwhite

Definition(s):

  • (n) a popular North American game bird; named for its call

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Usage(s):

  1. It looks like an American bobwhite without its topknot and is about four times larger.
  2. As proof, Rogallo exhibited the live and healthy chick of a bobwhite quail whose incubation had been monitored but undisturbed.
  3. The Florida he remembers meant the jolt of a single-barreled shotgun on his shoulder and a bobwhite dropping through the yellow winter sunlight at the edge of a slash-pine grove.

News

  1. Bird of the Week: Northern Bobwhite

    Every Thursday on "THV 11 News at Noon" we feature a different bird you can find in the state of Arkansas. Today we're featuring the Northern Bobwhite.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

  2. Wildlife officials say avoid nesting birds

    JACKSON -- Mississippi wildlife officials say May and June are peak nesting months for birds and people should leave them alone. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says some species, including wild turkeys and bobwhite quail, nest directly on the ground.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Commercial Dispatch

  3. Bobwhite quail program Saturday in Houston

    HOUSTON — A program on the bobwhite quail, which were once common around here but now rare, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Houston Nature Center at the trailhead of the Root River Trail i
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

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