Game Birds

The Multiple Benefits of Quail Management

The Multiple Benefits of Quail Management

By Jim Cox, originally published in the Summer 2022 edition of Quail Call.  It’s not much of a stretch to suggest that the Quail Call and all the other great information that Tall Timbers provides on quail management, has strong links to another bird that is as plump...

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Return Dove Band Numbers for New Study

Return Dove Band Numbers for New Study

Tall Timbers, in collaboration with several private hunting properties and the University of Georgia, began a project in the summer of 2022 to examine the populations and movement patterns of mourning doves in the Red Hills and Albany regions of Georgia and Florida....

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Are Bobwhites Becoming More Wary?

Are Bobwhites Becoming More Wary?

By Justin Rectenwald | Project Collaborators: Albany Quail Project, Livingston Place, Central Florida Rangeland Quail Program, Tall Timbers, Ichauway, Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, originally published in the Summer 2022 edition of Quail Call.  In 1931, Herbert...

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The Red Quail Mystery

The Red Quail Mystery

Red Quail, Revisited: How Herbert Stoddard’s Specimens are Helping Solve a Centuries-Old Bobwhite Mystery By Jessie F. Salter, originally published in the 2022 Tall Timbers eJournal. If, like me, you have ever found yourself scrolling through the Bobwhite Quail...

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All Hail the Handler

All Hail the Handler

By Durrell Smith, published in the 2022 Tall Timbers eJournal. Special thanks to Jon Kohler & Associates for sharing this story. The big man knew the dog wasn’t lost, but there was a growing sense of skepticism in the woods. He was a hollerin’, sqallin’ man. He...

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Durrell Smith is on a Mission

Durrell Smith is on a Mission

Originally published in the 2022 Tall Timbers eJournal. Artist, writer, teacher and birddog fanatic Durrell Smith is on a mission to bring the unlikely to the outdoors. Durrell and wife Ashley Smith co-founded the Minority Outdoors Alliance in 2020, and together from...

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