Male California Quail: 7July10
(lighten throat shadows, darken back highlights, lighten overall masking bright grass blades and terrace edge)
Shot through the upper kitchen windows, standing on a chair, with my 5d and a Canon 300/2.8, free hand. The other windows have screens. 21Nov10
Gambrel Quail, Dimple Dell Park
A quail outside the back door, grazing. 19-Nov-11
The hen the boys are fighting over..
These two don't get along.
I like the snippy little one on the right.
California Quail (male). They're so cool looking.
California Quail (female)
California Quail (male)
California Quail: bush top recon at sunrise.
Almost erased these with the shovel: California Quail prints. They prefer to walk. 22-Dec-11
(this bird had a real swagger, toe & heel making a backward 'S')