I fully understand the Hunter's Code, been doing this for 5 generations now.
What I should've asked was, "do they act like quail or more like dove".
Heard some buddies of mine call em Pretty Pigeons on account of their size.
I got another question for you though.
Do they spook easy like...
Hit the field do some scouting. Put you dog on a long leash (make sure the Frontline is on 'em).
As you walk, stop periodically, tell your dog to sit (reinforces your command even with all the extra stimuli), shoulder up and fire one. Look directly back at em and calm em.
Rinse and repeat. Did...