How to Tell a Male and Female Quail Apart?


You can easily spot the difference between a female and a male quail once you know their characteristics. The female quail is the larger of the two. The male quail will have brightly colored feathers. The plume on the male quail is more pronounced. The face of the quail is an easy give away. The mail will have defined patterns all over his face whereas the female is one solid color. Another difference is that the male will crow and chirp while the female will only chirp.
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How to Tell a Male & Female Quail Apart
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