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covey

a small flock of grouse or partridge

covey

[′kəv·ē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A brood of birds.
A small flock of birds of one kind, used typically of partridge and quail.
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Extended field observations of marked birds enabled me to derive partial but insightful histories of five coveys (Appendix II).
Last year's rain produced lots of protective cover, and the carryover of adult birds is expected to produce larger-than-normal coveys of quail.
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Severe winter weather may influence survival through both a direct influence on individual survival (increased predation or exposure during snow events) and indirectly by inhibiting movements of coveys to combine and maintain group sizes to improve individual survival (Williams et al.
Hunters should find some pretty big coveys when hunting shoulder high sage and chaparral.
Quail hunters will have to work hard to find big coveys of quail, but there should be some good gunning though the end of the season.
The rugged mountains surrounding the Lucerne Valley are holding big coveys of birds, and the Red Mountain region and the lava slopes of Black Mountain also have been producing good gunning for these strong-flying partridge.
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