Re: [CVBirds] Status of Northern Bobwhites in Yolo County?
- They are reported occasionally and are presumably escapees from hunting
clubs. Last year there was one or two calling all summer near the Yolo
County Landfill. I'm not aware of any breeding evidence.
On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 9:38 AM, sachakheath <sachakheath@...> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I observed a male and female Northern Bobwhite in a fallow field next to a
> native planted hedgerow, 19 April 2013, in western Yolo County, California
> (near Co. Rd. 95 & Corcoran Hill Lane).
> I've posted my photos here:
> I know this species has been introduced to western states outside of their
> natural range for hunting purposes, but am not aware of their status in
> California, or Yolo County in particular.
> Any information on this species' California (and Yolo) status would be
> much appreciated!
> Sacha Heath
> Woodland, California
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