Gambel’s Quail

The Feather Files Name: Gambel's Quail Species: Callipepla gambelii Native to and Migration: Nonmigratory; lives in the hot deserts of the Southwest—the Sonoran, Mohave, and Chihuahuan—below about 5,500 feet elevation. Date Seen: March 2015, April 2019 Location: North of Fountain Hills, Arizona Notes:  These birds walk or run along the ground in groups called coveys … Continue reading Gambel’s Quail