To see a dead quail connotes stingy luck, especially in betting or gambling.
To shoot a quail in your dream links to negative emotions you may be harboring towards your best friend.
To eat quail in your dream symbolizes increasing abundance in your personal life.
If you shoot quail in your dream you may have an argument with your best friend.
If you are dining on the meat of quail then you are in danger of over extravagance in your spending.
If a hobbyist finds himself seeking to hear the cry of a quail in a dream, it means profits from suspicious sources, or earnings made from reciting poems, singing, gambling, or it could mean squandering money. In this sense, seeing a quail in a dream could represent a crime which is punishable by death or life imprisonment.
To dream of hunting this bird foretells a happy surprise. Otherwise, to see quail in your dream means you should save your money for a rainy day.
To shoot quail, foretells that ill feelings will be shown by you to your best friends.
To eat them, signifies extravagance in your personal living.
See also Fowl.
Thriving on group interaction, support, and interdependency.
Camouflage or hiding.
Being well adapted to or receding into a particular environment.
Dreaming of this animal can represent too much or not enough of one of those qualities, or someone or something you associate with the quality or animal.
Consider also the animal’s actions, context, and your feelings about it.
See also: Bird
In the Middle Ages, quails were characterized as having amorous personalities, and were given the symbolism of erotic energy.
Courage and victory in battle. In Rome, these were fighting birds.
In a cage, the quail came to represent the embodied soul that seeks freedom.
Transmuting any poisons that threaten your physical, mental, or spiritual health. Aristotle believed that quails could safely eat toxins like hemlock that normally killed humans.
The ancient Hebrews received quails as a miraculous feast (Ex. 16:11-12).
Among Hindus, the quail symbolizes spring and the returning sun. Similarly in Russia, this was an emblem of the dawn, a time of hope and new beginnings (see Time).