We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
6546 E Tanque Verde Rd.,
Tucson, AZ 85715
Phone: (520) 299-9585
Fax: (520) 844-8163
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Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Encouraging Quail In Your Backyard
The best way to entice quail to visit your backyard is to mimic or restore, as best you can, their natural habitat in your own yard. This includes lots of native plants! Quail are very habitat-dependent and you'll see them most in neighborhoods where their preferred habitat exists in abundance
Here are 4 basic considerations for encouraging Gambel's quail in your yard.
Providing food. Planting native wildflowers, cactus, trees and grasses can help attract quail into the yard, especially when those plants are bearing fruit and seeds, which quail prefer. Quail also respond very well to a variety of foods you can offer such as quail blocks, mealworms and suet products.