Techniques for Counting Quail

Visit us at wildlife.tamu.edu/wildlifemanagement/quail. This video discusses various techniques that can be used to survey bobwhite and scaled quail populations.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=GfUgGcxU9Iw%26rel%3D1

 

Quail Houses

Quail houses provide great escape cover for bobwhites. In this video Dr. Dale Rollins describes what quail houses look like, why they are important and how they can be maintained. Habitat manipulation is an important component of quail management. Sculpting the landscape to benefit quail is one of the keys to reversing the quail decline in Texas.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ci9p0RaF9g4%26rel%3D1

 

Managing Quail Habitat to Reduce Raptor Predation

These habitat manipulation techniques will help to discourage raptor predation on quail. Dr. Dale Rollins will discuss how you can modify the landscape to give quail the competitive advantage when they are pursued by raptors. A quail friendly landscape is an important factor in reducing the quail decline in Texas.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9iPbiUjvndE%26rel%3D1

 

Ragweeds & Quail

Ragweed is an important food source for bobwhite quail. In this video Dr. Dale Rollins discusses some of the techniques that can be used to manipulate ragweed on the landscape. One of the keys to reversing the quail decline in Texas is quail focused habitat management.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=E4fd_qc9CnY%26rel%3D1

 

Plant Succession – Texas Wildlife Association

Dale Rollins explains the process of plant succession and how a management practice as common as discing can have a drastically different outcome performed in different months of the year.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=c2WsEGY2Ctk%26rel%3D1