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  • n. Plural form of bobwhite.


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  • They's some birds like killdeers an 'bobwhites' at can make things pretty plain, but I never heard a bird 'at could jest speak words out clear an' distinct like that fellow.

    The Song of the Cardinal

  • Wild bobwhites are a memory in the south; states like Pennsylvania, Michigan and Ohio used to have great pheasant hunting, now they have none.

    Who Wrote The Dogs Out?

  • Whats the easiest way to bring bobwhites to my land?

    Whats the easiest way to bring bobwhites to my land?

  • I stepped into midst of them, the air filled with bobwhites, I picked one, and my new gun went “click.”

    Uncategorized Blog Posts

  • Goldfinches, eagles, bobwhites and wild turkeys have been drawn to the meadow and the food chain it supports.

    Growers harness flames to prepare meadows for wildflowers

  • Got about 2/3 of the way to the stand and stepped right into a covey of bobwhites.

    The Sounds of Silence

  • We were looking for the singles from a covey rise of bobwhites when Jed found this bird hunkered in a hank of grass about halfway down a vertical creek bank and clambered down to point it.

    Jed's First Rooster

  • But a day later a covey of bobwhites flashes up through mesquite branches, Daisy locked on point and trembling from head to toe, Abby backing and listening to the report of the gun while I drop to one knee and await Daisy's retrieve.

    A Novelist Takes Aim

  • He appreciated the ability and scientific outlook of H.L. Stoddard and W.L. McAtee (notably as manifested by the southeastern researches on bobwhites and associated species), of Charles Elton, the British ecologist, of the late P.S. Lovejoy of Michigan, and of creative thinkers wherever he found them, in person or through their publications.

    Tributes to Aldo Leopold

  • Indigo buntings, bobwhites and other mainland species also use the islands for nesting.

    North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve


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