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This week I thought I'd share some of the photos I've taken of one of my favorite birds, the Gambel's Quail, here in Phoenix at the Desert Botanical Garden. They're everywhere at the Garden, if you only bother to look. (Click on any one of the photos to view it in a larger size.)
They can be in small covies in quiet shady places in the Garden....
|A small gathering in a glade.|
But usually you see one or two darting across the path in front of you.
If you're very lucky, you'll be sitting at the Patio Cafe at the right time, and you'll either have...
|...a guest at the seat next to you|
Or maybe even one that will say...
|"I'm ready for my close-up!"|