About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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The California Quail is a attractive, round shaped upland bird with a rich gray breast, scaled underparts and forward-drooping head plume. California Quail fly on short a very broad wing and spends the majority of the time on the ground walking and scratching searching for food.
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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017