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We’re losing our Bobwhite quail

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Photo by KAY HARRIS Kay Harris, wife of Leader outdoors columnist Glynn Harris, took this photo of bobwhite quail on the walk in front of the couple’s home.

My wife saw a rare sight from the kitchen window one day last year, at least rare in today’s world. She watched a pair of quail pecking around the brick walk within a few feet of the front window. She snapped a photo to prove to her skeptical husband she knew a quail when she saw one. Indeed, it was — a hen and rooster bobwhite.

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