Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus)

Northern bobwhite eat primarily seeds, fruits, and insects, as well as new plant growth in the spring.

Learn: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/animals/bird/covi/all.html

Florida Native Plant Virginia Buttonweed (Diodia virginiana) is a recommended plant to encourage bobwhites in your garden (source: http://www.uaex.edu/publications/pdf/MP506.pdf)

My take: http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/a-tale-of-quail.html

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