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Flashcards in Bobwhite Quail Biofacts Deck (30):
1

BWQ: Average weight.

5-6 oz.

2

BWQ: Length

10-11 inches

3

BWQ: Wingspan

14-15 inches

4

BWQ: Which parts are black?

bill, eyes, legs, and feet

5

BWQ: Form a strong or weak pairing bond?

weak

6

BWQ: Which sex incubates the eggs?

Both

7

BWQ: Hens can nest up to how many times?

3 times

8

BWQ: Peak nesting occurs when?

May- early June

9

BWQ: How many in a clutch?

12-15

10

BWQ: Incubation period

23 days

11

BWQ: Can fly at how many weeks?

2 weeks

12

BWQ: Reach mature size at how many weeks?

14-16 weeks

13

BWQ: Population turnover

70-80%

14

BWQ: What causes high mortality?

Food shortage, cold, adverse weather, predators, disease

15

BWQ: Potential life span

4-5 years

16

BWQ: Average life expectancy

less than a year

17

BWQ: What percent of animal matter and plant matter do they consume?

15% animal matter, 85% plant matter

18

BWQ: Low growing woody plants should not be how many feet apart?

200-300

19

BWQ: Percent of canopy cover of brush

5-20%

20

BWQ: How many basketball sized clumps are needed for nesting cover on an acre?

250-300

21

BWQ: one clump for every ____ feet over an acre

12-13

22

BWQ: shrub thickets are needed on about every ____acres

15 acres

23

BWQ: Must roost in a ____ facing _____

circle; outward

24

BWQ: How do they meet their water needs?

food consumed, dew, or surface water

25

BWQ: annual home range

10-80 acres

26

BWQ: Spend ___ of their time on ___ acres

75%; 22 acres

27

BWQ: What percent of an area should be left in woody plants

10-25%

28

BWQ: Water held in plants often exceeds bobwhite requirements by a factor of ____

10,000

29

BWQ: Beneficial wildlife managment practice in Texas

prescribed burning

30

BWQ: no more than __ to __ %should be disked

10 to 15%