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About a Bird

I hear her often. Sometimes she’s perched right atop the wooden cat mask that hangs on the fence. Other times she’s beyond the fence, somewhere out in the sagebrush. 398 more words

Quail and Garden Update

I was so excited the other day when I discovered my millet is making seed heads!

So far this seems to be a really great crop for my area of the PNW.  380 more words


Baby Gambel's Quail

Here are a couple of baby Gambel’s quail. In this picture the chicks are looking up at the bush because they are about to trim off some of the new leaves for a snack. 218 more words


Coturnix Quail Hatching News

Well, my latest batch of quail eggs are finally hatching. They were supposed to hatch two days ago on day 17, which is what I’m generally accustomed to seeing. 394 more words


The Easiest and Best Coturnix Quail Brooder

Many designs for chick brooders exist out there, but most of them are high-maintenance, hard to clean, or labor intensive to construct.

I’d like to share with you the best design I’ve come up with for brooding very small quail chicks (or chicken chicks or ducklings). 912 more words



So the other day I was making the bed. The master bedroom looks out onto the front porch. Our window was open and I kept hearing the muted chirping. 191 more words



Since it opened I had called Duck Soup one of my favourite restaurants of all time. Great atmosphere, good staff, fabulous hand written and perpetually edited menus, incredible food at good prices. 317 more words

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