Counting Quail

Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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Landowners and managers need a way of estimating quail populations to determine whether quail management practices are successful. Several direct and indirect methods of counting quail are described, including roadside counts, helicopter surveys, covey flush rates, drive counts, line-transect counts, mark-recapture, call counts, age ratios, and dummy nests. (12 pages)

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