Things you need to know about Quails
The common quail or European quail is a small ground-nesting game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. Coturnix is the Latin for this species. With its characteristic call of “wet my lips”, this species of quail is more often heard than seen.
Scientific name: Coturnix coturnix
Higher classification: Coturnix
Mass: 96 g (Adult) Encyclopedia of Life
Length: 18 cm Encyclopedia of Life
Conservation status: Least Concern (Population decreasing)
Did you know: Quails can lay 10 to 20 eggs at one time.