A member of the same family as chickens, pheasant and grouse, the Gamble Quail is common in the high deserts of the Southwest. But Quail lore pre dates the New World by centuries as they were highly regarded by ancient Greek and Egyptian cultures, considered to be the harbinger of spring and an omen of love and fertility. Quail has a keen sense of danger and it’s spirit can help you avoid pitfalls along your path. An extremely social bird living in small groups or covies. Quail medicine is very nurturing and giving, prioritizing communication within the family group embracing challenges while working together.