Counting Quail

Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
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This publication explains how to determine quail population and describes direct and indirect management practices for quail.

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 pp., 7 photos, 4 graphs, 3 illustrations)

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