California Quail. They were originally found mainly in the southwestern United States but they have been introduced into other areas including British Columbia, Hawaii, Chile, New Zealand, and to Norfolk Island and King Island in Australia.
The Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) is a medium-sized gamebird in the grouse family. It is known simply as Ptarmigan in UK English and colloquially as Snow Chicken or Partridge in North America, where it is the official bird for the territory of Nunavut, Canada, and the official game bird for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
The Crested Partridge (Rollulus rouloul) also known as the Crested Wood Partridge, Roul-roul, Red-crowned Wood Partridge, Green Wood Quail or Green Wood Partridge is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. It is the only member of the genus Rollulus. This small partridge is a resident breeder in lowland rainforests in south Burma, south Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.
Homeowner Association regulations, city ordinances, or quite simply a lack of space confounds many who would like to gather fresh eggs daily. Quail just might be the solution! They're easy and can be raised in small spaces.
"Throaty exclamation signals a territorial male red grouse. It bursts into the air, stalls, then parachutes down, tail spread and wings whirring, before bowing, tail fanned and wings drooped." 52 Wildlife Weekends www.bradtguides.com