trundling bird

At the Butterfly Place in Westford, numerous little birds walked around the floor. We were told they were some kind of quail. They looked comical, with plump round bodies and short legs. They actually trundled about, rather than scampered.

  • Tristan Martin 6y

    :-))

    Excellent!

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  • Jill Clardy 6y

    So funny ! Not particularly streamlined is he? Must be an effort to propel that plump little body into the air...
  • Laurie York 6y

    What a cute little fluff-ball! And as jillclardy pointed-out, this little quail doesn't seem to be well-designed for flying (:
  • Andy Davison 6y

    yummy!
  • Auntie P 6y

    There are quails at our local butterfly place too. They are ridiculous but wonderful.
  • Patrick Lentz 6y

    Oh, there so cute! I want a couple.
  • angelandspot 6y

    I love Button Quail! Great photo! :)
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Taken on November 19, 2008
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