Coturnix coturnix

Scarce summer visitor and passage migrant, subject to influxes. Red List species.

BOU Name
Common Quail
Data Required
All records. (RED LIST SPECIES)

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Quail 12 Sep 2021 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Tony Kennelly 2 1 heard at south end of short walk track & another heard further north along track near to irongate marsh
Quail 05 Sep 2021 Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries Tony Kennelly 1 Calling bird heard north of pool marsh
Quail 04 Sep 2021 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 Sorry late news Chris Lansdell 11.30am flushed on Reeves hall marshes seawall (busy path been looked for)
Quail 15 Jul 2021 Elmstead Liz Huxley 1 heard several times
Quail 14 Jul 2021 Elmstead Michael Padmore 1 One bird heard calling at start and end of visit. Recording made.
Quail 10 May 2021 Good Easter Martin Henry 1 "singing" in cornfield.....first local record
Quail 29 Jul 2017 WigboroWick Farm, St Osyth Clive Atkins 1 Presumably the same bird calling from a different field
Quail 27 Jul 2017 WigboroWick Farm, St Osyth Clive Atkins 1 Heard from garden.
Quail 11 Jul 2017 Earls Colne Mick Tracey 1 Still calling field from Curds Rd 8th week
Quail 23 Jun 2017 South Woodham Ferrers Robert Pease 1 A bird calling briefly at the east end of East Marsh where Clements Green Creek meets the river Crouch.
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