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Offline ucwarden

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Guess the species and win a free book
« on: April 12, 2021, 11:00:36 AM »
I have decided to run a little contest, to see how well everyone knows their wildlife.  The first one to get the correct species will win a choice of any of my seven books (Operation Cody, Poaching Spree, To Protect a Predator, A Falcon's Tale, Lethal Removal, Deep Trouble, or For Your Protection).  The book will be endorsed to you and mailed to your home.

So, for the first animal, tell me what species this is:
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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2021, 11:07:20 AM »
Looks like a mountain quail?
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Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2021, 11:07:26 AM »
Mountain quail!

Have spent plenty of time hunting them in california where I grew up.

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2021, 11:08:16 AM »
Looks like a mountain quail?

Beat me by 6 seconds. That is what I get for typing more 😅

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2021, 11:09:53 AM »
Looks like a mountain quail?

Beat me by 6 seconds. That is what I get for typing more 😅

 :chuckle:  I would have been faster but my fat fingers require backspacing when I try to type too fast.
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Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2021, 11:10:00 AM »
northern bobwhite

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2021, 11:13:42 AM »
One of the few birds my grandfather never let us shoot.  There were always a few bunches ranging around on the mountain (California and Mountain Quail).  My grandfather always said that it was never worth killing a beautiful songbird that provided such little meat. 


I later found out that although there isn't as much met they were delicious!  Haven't seen any Mountain Quail in quite some time but the California Quail are still around
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Genesis 27:3
Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2021, 11:20:30 AM »
Mountain Quail it is.  If bearhunter99 and TooTallMike will each send me a PM with your name, address and which book you want, I will send each of you the book of your choosing.  I think 6 seconds is virtually a tie. 
Hope you enjoy the books.

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2021, 11:44:23 AM »
Keep checking for the next opportunity to win a book.  It will be within the next three days.

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2021, 07:58:48 PM »
Absolutely AWESOME birds and thus far my favorite quail to raise. They are a tough one to raise but so worth it! Started getting eggs last Friday for this season  :IBCOOL: The spring all of the males is so cool!!

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2021, 08:04:46 PM »
Time for the second critter contest.  The first one to get the correct species will win a choice of any of my seven books (Operation Cody, Poaching Spree, To Protect a Predator, A Falcon's Tale, Lethal Removal, Deep Trouble, or For Your Protection).  The book will be endorsed to you and mailed to your home.

So, for the first animal, tell me what species this is:

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2021, 08:08:22 PM »
mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa)? The tail doesn't look right
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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2021, 08:09:28 PM »
Coypu    :dunno: :IBCOOL: :hello:  or Nutria   :yike:
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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2021, 08:09:48 PM »
muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)
"a fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi"

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Re: Guess the species and win a free book
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"yoogle that on your google"

 


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