National Geographic : 1944 Jun
The National Geographic Magazine Like Other Desert Creatures, Gambel's Quail Can Go Weeks without Water Yet when offered a pan of water in a Tucson garden, this thirsty family drank copiously. An important game bird in Arizona. Gambel's Quail ranges throughout semiarid areas of southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Male and young right; female left. () National (Geoeraphic Society Kotlachromes by Arthur A. Allen The Flat Gravel Roof of a Schoolhouse Served as Home Site for This Nighthawk Strangely, it is not a Hawk at all, but related to the Whippoorwills. The common name derives from its hawklike appearance when on the wing. Nighthawks do aerial acrobatics at dusk when catching insects.