California Quail

When we first saw these birds in Australia we thought they had got leaves caught in their heads like Wilson does when he roots around in bushes

Californian QuailIt was only when we saw lots of them that we realised that their fabulous headgear was there by design!

This is my strange and wonderful ‘pet’ for this week’s Weekly Pet Challenge 🙂

 

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About Barbara

Born in Dublin, living in London with Peter, my two daughters, Wilson our Spaniel & Woordow our Malshih (Shih Tzu-Maltese cross)
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12 Responses to California Quail

  1. Al says:

    That California quail must have been visiting relatives like you in Australia.

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  2. Grannymar says:

    Would you call that: The highest feather in his cap?

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  3. Gorgeous shot and gorgeous bird!

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  4. I love the shot. The quail is just too gorgeous with that feather. Thank you for the entry, Barbara 🙂

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  7. quarksire says:

    hes kewl 🙂

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