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Review of Texas Quails: Ecology and Management
Great Plains Research: A Journal of Natural and Social Sciences
  • Paul A. Johnsgard, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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Published in Great Plains Research17:2 (Fall 2007). Copyright ©2007 Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Texan quail enthusiasts can count themselves lucky, since Texas is one of only two states (New Mexico is the other) supporting native populations of four species of American quails. These include the nearly ubiquitous northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), the scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) of the desert grasslands, the Gambel's quail (Callipepla gambelii) of the upper Rio Grande Valley, and the rare and beautiful Montezuma quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae) of the Trans-Pecos and Edwards Plateau's pine-oak woodlands.
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Paul A. Johnsgard. "Review of Texas Quails: Ecology and Management" (2007)
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