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"California Quail"
California Quail:    The California Quail (Callipepla californica") is California’s state bird and has had roles in several Walt Disney movies, including "Bambi". Its head plume, or topknot, looks like a single feather, but it is actually a cluster of six overlapping feathers.

 
Horsethief Butte, Washington ...

Image, 2011, Horsethief Butte, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Quail, Horsethief Butte, Washington. Overcast and gray day. Image taken October 15, 2011. Sony HX100v.
Image, 2011, Horsethief Butte, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Quail, female (left) and male (right), Horsethief Butte, Washington. Overcast and gray day. Image taken October 15, 2011. Sony HX100v.


Rock Creek, Klickitat County, Washington ...

Image, 2012, Rock Creek, Klickitat County, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Quail, male, Rock Creek, Klickitat County, Washington. Image taken June 6, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.
Image, 2012, Rock Creek, Klickitat County, Washington, click to enlarge Image, 2012, Rock Creek, Klickitat County, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Quail, male, Rock Creek, Klickitat County, Washington. Image taken June 6, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300mm w/1.4.


Sauvie Island, Oregon ...

Image, 2011, Sauvie Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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California Quail, male, Sauvie Island, Oregon. Image taken March 7, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Underwood, Washington ...

Image, 2011, Underwood, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Quail, male, Underwood, Washington. Image taken May 14, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200mm.
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California Quail, male (left) and female (right), Underwood, Washington. Image taken May 14, 2011. Canon EOS 40d, 200mm.


Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington ...

Image, 2015, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington, click to enlarge Image, 2015, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Washington, click to enlarge
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California Quail, male, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Warm sunny "summer" day. Image taken May 27, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
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California Quail, male, Vancouver Lake Lowlands, Vancouver, Washington. Warm sunny "summer" day. Image taken May 27, 2015. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.



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