Wildlife Photography by Pat Ulrich | Quail
California quail (Callipepla californica) are some of my favorite subjects. They have such varied and intricate plumage patterns, and you've gotta love that plume!
California quail atop the brushQuail on a branch at sunriseQuali in the bushesQuail standing tallQuail with a watchful eyeQuail chinstrapQuail strikes a poseQuail stare-downCurious quail in focusMale quail on the bushQuail in profile on a bushQuail on a bush (with another in the bokeh)Quail calling from coyote brushCurious quail in coyote brushCalifornia quail calling across the valleyMale California quail in songQuail singing from a twisted branchCalifornia quail perched on a high branch of coyote brushCalifornia quail calling out from coyote brush