New Mexico

A Lesser Prairie Chicken on a lek in Oklahoma
Lesser Prairie-Chicken ESA Listing Proposal Highlights Unmet Goals, Need for Voluntary Private Land Management

The recent dual proposal by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to list the iconic…

A falconer with his bird dogs and Goshawk
My Falconry – Hunting Scaled Quail with a Goshawk and Bird Dogs

A falconry video looking into the unusual world of hunting Southwestern quail with a Goshawk…

A bird hunter holds a scaled quail in Arizona.
Choosing Shotguns, Shot Size, and Chokes for Scaled Quail Hunting

Learn about hunting scaled quail with the proper shotgun setup. Scaled quail can be very…

A Scaled Quail in thick cover during bird hunting season.
How to Identify Scaled Quail Habitat

Learn how to hunt the quail of the arid grasslands Hunting scaled quail is different…

A scaled quail walking in their native habitat.
Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) – Life History of the Blue Quail

Chasing the desert quail of the arid southwest The scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) is a…

A male Gambel's Quail walks on a desert landscape
Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii) – Desert Quail Life History and Biology

The Gambel’s quail (Callipepla gambelii) is found in the American southwest and into Mexico as…

A Male Mearns quail game bird
Mearns Quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae) – Overview of the Montezuma Quail in America

The Mearns quail, which is often called the Montezuma quail, is a rare site in…