Red Dead Redemption 2 Quail
Class Bird
Size Small

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Quail can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Small sized Bird animal. We recommend using a Varmint Rifle or a Repeater to hunt this animal. You can craft a at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the Gamey Bird meal from hunting it, California Quail. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Quail Locations

Every type of Quail found in RDR2.

Using the best weapons to hunt a Quail in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is omnivores you should use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait to attract it in the wild.

Quail Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait
  • Bow with Small Game Arrow

Regular Quail Locations

    RDR2 Quail Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    California Quail

    • The Californian Quail can be found in New Austin.
    • As omnivores, seeds make up their main diet, with insects, berries and acorns being secondary.
    • These small birds can easily be killed or wounded by using a Bow with Small Game Arrows.
    • The carcass of a quail can be sold to traders.

    Locations where you can find:


    Quail Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Gamey Bird Plain Game Bird None None None

    Quail Materials

    The materials you will receive from hunting and skinning an Quail will depend on the animal quality and kill quality.

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Quail Carcass $2.75 Perfect Kill
    Good Quail Carcass $1.65 Good Kill
    Poor Quail Carcass $1.1 Poor Kill
    Gamey Bird Meat $0.6 Any
    Quail Feather $0.45 Any
    Flight Feather $0.15 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Quail Crafting

    What you can make from Quail crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Huntsman Accessory $10.00 Perfect Boar Pelt, Hawk Feather, Quail Feather x2

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

    Ingredient How to get

    Camp Crafting

    Used for It makes Crafting ingredients

    Item Crafting

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description
    Improved Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Flight Feather Received at the start of Chapter 2 + 15 Damage
    Fire Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Animal Fat – 1x Flight Feather Received at the start of Chapter 2 + 20 Damage | Incendiary Effect
    Dynamite Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Dynamite – 1x Flight Feather Located at the South end of Wapiti Indian Reservation, at the base of a wooden bridge you will find it within a chest. | Also sold by Fences after “A Short Walk in a Pretty Town” + 40 Damage | Explosive Effect
    Poison Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Oleander Sage – 1x Flight Feather Located Northeast of Bacchus Station, right outside the Mysterious Hill Home. You will receive it from a chest | Also sold by Fences after Chapter 2 + 5 Damage | Good for Hunting
    Small Game Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Regular Shotgun Shells – 1x Flight Feather Received at the start of Chapter 2 - 20 Damage | Good for Hunting Small animals