Posts Tagged ‘covey’

OMG, the Rare California Valley Quail of Golden Gate Park are Still Around in 2012, as This Photo From David Cruz Shows

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

See?

Via Natures Lantern - click to expand

Now myself, I haven’t seen quail since 2009, but I’ve not really had a chance since I’m boycotting the Strybing Arboretum these days owing to the toll booths they installed based upon impossibly optimistic attendance projections.

But anyway, it’s nice to see that these critters are still around in 2012…

Know Your Golden Gate Park California Valley Quail – A Portrait in Blue

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Or green, whichever. Anyway, despite the worries, California’s Official State Birds are still out there, strutting about Golden Gate Park

Of course there used to be many more

Presenting HRH Winthorpe Danforth Quail III in Strybing Arboretum:

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And here are his kids back in the day, possibly:

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Now you know better your Golden Gate Park California Valley Quail (Callipepla californica).