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  • The people of this region have traditionally enriched their diet with maguey worms, grasshoppers, and small game birds, especially the quail-like güilotas, in addition to the indigenous armadillo, rabbit, iguana and badger.

    Regional Cuisines Of Guerrero: From Beaches to Mountains

  • The people of this region have traditionally enriched their diet with maguey worms, grasshoppers, and small game birds, especially the quail-like güilotas, in addition to the indigenous armadillo, rabbit, iguana and badger.

    Regional Cuisines Of Guerrero: From Beaches to Mountains

  • Tinamous are quail-like birds of Central and South America's forests and grasslands.

    5 Chicken

  • The prettiest of all the birds is a little plump, quail-like rock-pigeon or spinifex-pigeon, a dear little shiny, brown fellow with a tuft on his head.

    Spinifex and Sand

  • The former can easily be recognised, for it is considerably larger than its mate, and the coloration of the plumage on the back and about the eyes is more pronounced, and the beautiful quail-like semi-circular belly markings are more clearly defined.

    The Call Of The South 1908

  • The small quail-like birds forming the genus Turnix have also generally large and bright-coloured females, and we are told by Mr. Jerdon in his

    Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays

  • The day was passed very pleasantly, collecting, by Mr Rogers and his sons, several very beautiful birds falling to their guns, and their boxes being filled with splendidly burnished beetles; and at last tired out, they turned to get back to the little camp by midday, hoping to find a satisfactory meal ready, for the General had gone out with a rifle in search of a bok; and his two boys had taken their kiris and assegais, to see if they could not knock down a few of the large partridge or quail-like birds.

    Off to the Wilds Being the Adventures of Two Brothers

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