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Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the story and sound of the quail.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Miranda Krestovnikoff presents the Quail. Quails are summer visitors in varying numbers to the UK, mainly from southern Europe and Africa - and sudden arrivals of migrating flocks in the Mediterranean countries were once more common than they are nowadays.

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Thu 9 Jun 2016 05:58

Quail (Coturnix coturnix)

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