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Buttonquail: Small

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Buttonquail: Small

Unread postby Anja » Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:44 pm

This bird was crossing the road (H6) with very small offspring.

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Unread postby deefstes » Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:05 am

Small Buttonquail (note the white eye), and this is positively the coolest thing I have seen this year. A Small Buttonquail with 4 chicks!
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