Photo by Scott Root, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Sharptailed grouse; grouse; mating; courtship; dance
Thanks to successful habitat restoration in northern Utah, these urban quail went to new homes in early 2019. Biologists band the birds so they can evaluate reproductive success of new populations. If you see a banded California quail, you can help us out by reporting it online: wildlife.utah.gov/uplandgame/birdband