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#6193501 - 02/21/16 05:44 PM White blue
therancher Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
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Never seen one before. I've seen white grackles, white mockingbirds, white cardinals. But never a white blue quail. How about ya'll?

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#6193521 - 02/21/16 05:59 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
bill oxner Offline
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It's a first for me. Thanks for posting. Did you shoot it on the ground?
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#6193548 - 02/21/16 06:17 PM Re: White blue [Re: bill oxner]
therancher Offline
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
It's a first for me. Thanks for posting. Did you shoot it on the ground?


I'd have shot it roosting. But I couldn't hunt all weekend. My friend shot it flying over a bush after I left yesterday. He thought he missed it.
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#6193558 - 02/21/16 06:22 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
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That is cool
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#6193561 - 02/21/16 06:25 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
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Rusty is a real purist when it comes to quail hunting. His friend said don't shoot it while its running on the ground. He replied,"I'm no. I'm going to wait until it stops."
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#6193572 - 02/21/16 06:35 PM Re: White blue [Re: bill oxner]
therancher Offline
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Rusty is a real purist when it comes to quail hunting. His friend said don't shoot it while its running on the ground. He replied,"I'm no. I'm going to wait until it stops."


I hold a grudge against blue quail. We have a long tumultuous history. I'd use claymores on them if I could.
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#6193638 - 02/21/16 07:27 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
therancher Offline
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Leucistic. Not albino since it had dark eyes.

Can't find any pics of leucistic blue quail. Plenty of gambels though.

http://blog.mountain-plover.com/2012/05/14/the-pale-quail/
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#6196687 - 02/23/16 10:06 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
bodydub Offline
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Get that sucker mounted!!!!!!

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#6196725 - 02/23/16 10:53 PM Re: White blue [Re: bodydub]
therancher Offline
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It's getting mounted. With a couple of normal blue quail. Rare bird indeed.
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#6197667 - 02/24/16 04:39 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
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That's a trophy! What part of West Texas did that come from? Very cool.
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#6198337 - 02/25/16 06:40 AM Re: White blue [Re: MMyrick]
therancher Offline
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Originally Posted By: MMyrick
That's a trophy! What part of West Texas did that come from? Very cool.


Just south of you near Big Lake.
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#6198495 - 02/25/16 08:39 AM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
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Very cool trophy!
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That's the way I hunt don't know many that do. If a deer gets buy me I will try to run him down. Ive killed a bunch that way.



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#6199496 - 02/25/16 08:06 PM Re: White blue [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
therancher Offline
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Very cool trophy!


I got my mule deer off his ranch. I guess good karma paid him back.
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#6199602 - 02/25/16 09:07 PM Re: White blue [Re: therancher]
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That is awesome.
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#6199611 - 02/25/16 09:12 PM Re: White blue [Re: Simple Searcher]
therancher Offline
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Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
That is awesome.


I had to leave and wasn't there when he killed it. He texted me the pic and I replied you're going to mount it right? He said "no, we ate it, wanted to see if it tasted the same as normal blues"....
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