[TN-Bird] Ensley Bottoms Bobwhites

  • From: Virginia Reynolds <treynold@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: TN-Bird <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 11:32:45 -0500

Yesterday morning while Carolyn Bullock and I were driving through  
the pig weed, an adult female ran out in the road in front of us. We  
stopped and she was joined by 7 young of various sizes. They quickly  
ran off the road on the other side. It was a rare treat to see so  
many young birds. Ensley remains one of the few local areas where  
quail can be seen and/or heard regularly.
We also spotted an Osprey near the inlet on the north side. Least  
Terns were also plentiful.
Virginia Reynolds
Memphis
Shelby County
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