Flashcards in Bobwhite Quail Biofacts Deck (30)
BWQ: Average weight.
BWQ: Which parts are black?
bill, eyes, legs, and feet
BWQ: Form a strong or weak pairing bond?
BWQ: Which sex incubates the eggs?
BWQ: Hens can nest up to how many times?
BWQ: Peak nesting occurs when?
May- early June
BWQ: How many in a clutch?
BWQ: Incubation period
BWQ: Can fly at how many weeks?
BWQ: Reach mature size at how many weeks?
BWQ: Population turnover
BWQ: What causes high mortality?
Food shortage, cold, adverse weather, predators, disease
BWQ: Potential life span
BWQ: Average life expectancy
less than a year
BWQ: What percent of animal matter and plant matter do they consume?
15% animal matter, 85% plant matter
BWQ: Low growing woody plants should not be how many feet apart?
BWQ: Percent of canopy cover of brush
BWQ: How many basketball sized clumps are needed for nesting cover on an acre?
BWQ: one clump for every ____ feet over an acre
BWQ: shrub thickets are needed on about every ____acres
BWQ: Must roost in a ____ facing _____
BWQ: How do they meet their water needs?
food consumed, dew, or surface water
BWQ: annual home range
BWQ: Spend ___ of their time on ___ acres
75%; 22 acres
BWQ: What percent of an area should be left in woody plants
BWQ: Water held in plants often exceeds bobwhite requirements by a factor of ____
BWQ: Beneficial wildlife managment practice in Texas