Who touched me. . .
2 males out of a surprisingly large group of mostly chicks.
Nothing better than working out right next to a flock of California Quail.
One of the last two California Quail known in San Francisco. Ever since his usual haunts in the brambles along the stairs up to Stow Lake were torn up, he's been wandering around. I feel bad for these guys.
Sentry bird in tree branches about six feet up.
The California Quail (Callipepla californica), also known as the California Valley Quail or Valley Quail, is a small ground-dwelling bird in the New World quail family. It is the state bird of California.