Treasury of Scripture
the quails. The Hebrew selav, is without doubt the quail; a large kind of quail. A bird of the gallinaceous kind, somewhat less than a pigeon, but larger than a sparrow. Hasselquist describes the quail of the larger kind as very much resembling the red partridge, but not larger than the turtle dove; found in Judea as well as in the deserts of Arabia Petraea and Egypt; and affording a most agreeable and delicate dish.
Numbers 11:31-33 And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp...
Psalm 78:27,28 He rained flesh also on them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea...
Psalm 105:40 The people asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.
Numbers 11:9 And when the dew fell on the camp in the night, the manna fell on it.