California quail live in pairs or in larger groups throughout campus, and their songs resonate from lookouts on shrubs (chicAgo-chicAgo-chicAAAgo!). You may also hear their tapping, rapid-fire call as they move deep within the shrubs.
In the spring, a favorite sight on campus is a string of tiny fledglings running along after their parents. See the Breeding Birds page for a video of a little fledgling hiding under its father's wings.
Photo Credit: Alan Sparkman
Audio Credit: Thomas Everest (1), Henry Zylstra (2)
Photo Credit: Henry Zylstra (1,2)