The number of quail that hatch, and live until the hunting season is determined by several factors. Weather is the most widespread of these factors. (Stoddard, 1936). A study was made in 1950 and 1951 to learn how variations in the weather correspond to variations in the Iowa quail populations.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1952 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Stempel, M. E.
"A Late Spring and a Late Quail Hatch,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 59(1), 541-545.
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