Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 8, 2017

San Francisco’s Last Quail

The San Francisco Chronicle reports

There’s only 1 quail left in San Francisco, and cats are likely to blame

The swan song of San Francisco’s last known remaining California quail is a sad one. Three lilting notes – chi-ca-go – cries the adult male from his perch in Golden Gate Park. There is no response but the chatter of human neighbors.

The quail population in San Francisco has nosedived in the past few decades and efforts to reintroduce them have proved fruitless.

Read full story at There’s only 1 quail left in San Francisco, and cats are likely to blame

 

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