Quail are like the shad of land - everything eats them. AR used to have a lot of quail in what g&f would call marginal habitat. Now, quail wont hardly make it in perfect quail habitat. G&F’s steadfast refusal to consider predation as a consideration in quail management will most likely defeat the project. Perfect quail habitat is their answer to predator management. Unfortunately, not very many folks are going to commit significant acreage to make perfect quail habitat. Also unfortunately, perfect quail habitat is also pretty dang good predator habitat.