A quail punctuated her statement with its crisp call.
Somewhere in the distance a Bob-White quail called.
Grouse, quail, crows and woodpeckers (Melanerpes formicivorus) furnish species characteristic of the state.
Many visitors are attracted by the fishing (especially for tarpon) and shooting in the vicinity, water-fowl being plentiful in the Bay, and deer, quail and wild turkeys being found in the vicinity inland.
Gamble's quail, bob-white, grouse, English pheasants and wild turkeys are the most important game birds, and the mocking-bird is common throughout south-western New Mexico.