Quail Breeds

Rock Bush Quail - Perdicula Argoondah

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The Rock Bush Quail is found throughout the peninsular India. In it’s homeland they're pretty much the only quail species that are kept in cages as a pets/display birds.

 They feel at home up to 1800 feet (600 meters) above sea level, mainly on plains with thin vegetation and rocky hills.

A flock of Rock Bush Quail

The Rock Bush quail scrapes its nest in the ground just like most of the other Perdicula species. Lays 4-7 eggs and incubates them for 21 days.

Their diet consists mainly of vegetarian source like various seeds and leaves and occasionally insects as a food supplement.

The Rock Bush Quail has 3 known subspecies:

·           Perdicula Argoondah Argoondah

·           Perdicula Argoondah Salimalii

·           Perdicula Argoondah Meinertzhageni

A male of a Rock Bush Quail The natural habitat of the Rock Bush Quail

 

Rock Bush Quail hen with chicks

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