Northern Bobwhite Quail - Colinus virginianus Upland birds are known for several traits which distinguish them from other birds. They are chicken-like in appearance, and have short, rounded wings, short heavy bills, and heavy bodies. They stay on dry ground and seek cover in brush or woodlands. #wildohio #ohiobirds
Plants with form and texture make this scene pop from the page. Plants of note include (clockwise from top): euphorbia (Eurphorbia wallichii, Zones 6–9), catmint (Nepeta x faassenii ‘Dropmore’, Z 4–8), lady’s mantle (Alchemilla mollis, Z 4–7), and feather grass (Stipa tenuissima, Z 7–10).