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Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Broun quail, Coturnix ypsilophora
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Faimily: Phasianidae, Odontophoridae

Quail is a collective name for several genera o mid-sized birds generally placed in the order Galliformes.

Mony quail are noo fermed fur fuid, an their eggs are eaten an aw; in 2007, 40 million quail wir producit in the Unitit States o America., where they are huntit in the wild an aw.[1] In the Unitit Kinrick wild quail is at risk (amber) Birds of Conservation Concern 4: the Red List for Birds (2021) an is protectit by law.[2]

A flock o quail is cawed (in Inglis) a covey,[3] or a bevy.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2007 Census of Agriculture: United States Summary and State Data Volume 1 • Geographic Area Series • Part 51 AC-07-A-51 (PDF). USDA. February 2009. p. 423.
  2. Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981
  3. "What is a Group of Quail Called? (Complete List + Why?)". Bird Fact (in Inglis). Retrieved 12 Mey 2022.
  4. "Definition of BEVY". www.merriam-webster.com (in Inglis). Retrieved 12 Mey 2022.