Date: 7/4/17 2:27 pm
From: Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...>
Subject: Re: Quail Revival
Same park this morning...four bob-whites. It's very thrilling to hear them.

Sandy B.
Ft. Smith


On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 10:22 AM Jay Jones <jonesjay62...> wrote:

> In the Fayetteville area, quail can be frequently heard (and with
> patience, seen) in two prairie habitats: Woolsey Wet Prairie, adjacent to
> the West Fayetteville waste treatment facility, and Chesney Tall Grass
> Natural area, north of Siloam Springs.
>
> I am leading a Wild Birds Unlimited sponsored bird walk at Chesney on July
> 12. You may join us at the store location on Joyce Ave, Fayetteville, at
> 6AM, or meet us on site about 7:45AM. Bring water, a sun hat, and insect
> repellant. Not suitable for pets or children under 10.
>
> Jay ("Rick") Jones
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Jul 4, 2017, at 8:02 AM, Mary Ann King <office...>
> wrote:
>
> That is wonderful to hear that the park is only mowed twice a year! A
> gold star for the park director.
>
>
>
> MaryAnn King
>
> In the pine woods northwest of London
>
>
>
> *From:* The Birds of Arkansas Discussion List [
> mailto:<ARBIRD-L...> <ARBIRD-L...>] *On
> Behalf Of *Sandy Berger
> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 4, 2017 6:45 AM
> *To:* <ARBIRD-L...>
> *Subject:* Re: Quail Revival
>
>
>
> Yesterday I heard one calling in one of our city parks. The grass in this
> park has been allowed to grow. It's quite "wild" and has native wildflowers
> in it. I've been in contact with the director of the park. He said he gets
> calls from people who want to see the park mowed. But he tells them there
> are enough parks like that already. This one is going to stay natural.
> They will mow it twice a year, and after nesting.
>
>
>
> Across the border in Moffett, a pair flew across the road in front of me,
> from a cornfield, just on the edge of town. It was a very nice thing to
> see.
>
>
>
> Sandy B.
>
> Fort Smith
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:23 AM George R. Hoelzeman <vogel...>
> wrote:
>
> This summer, for the first time in almost ten years, we're hearing
> Northern Bobwhites here just south of Cleveland. I'm not sure what has
> caused this years uptick in the quail population, but we would like to
> foster it...
>
> Remind me who the contact person is at the AGFC who helps manage
> quail..? I know I had it recorded somewhere, but its long since gotten
> lost in the ether.
>
> Thanks
>
> George
>
>

 
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