Point and Shoot – Quail babies


So hard to get a clear shot of quails. I finally got one last year and so far I still believe that he was there waiting for me, LOL.  During this morning walk, I stirred a big family of quails when I suddenly showed up behind them. The parents rushed to stand behind their babies and all babies took off at once like a small army and flew into the bushes.  I wanted their pictures so bad and I blamed myself for making too much noise.

I slowed down my pace and waited. I stretched my patience, but there was no sign of them. When I was ready to leave, I saw a slight movement in the woods, and holy cow, check them out, two babies were hiding on the limb, a girl and a boy. I ‘pulled my trigger’ and bombarded them with continous ‘shots’…

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