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Mountain Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Remote Mountain Bird That Makes You Work for It. The Mountain quail (Oreortyx pictus) is true to its name. While the California quail is often called the “valley quail,”...

#73 | Wisconsin Sharp-tailed Grouse – Project Upland Podcast

“Get to know the habitat where sharptails exist here in Wisconsin because it’s very unique . . . this is about more than sharp-tailed grouse. These barrens habitats in...

Eurasian Collared-Dove – A Migratory Game Bird Profile

Extra Dove Hunting Opportunities for this Non-Native Species As you might guess from the name, the Eurasian collared-dove (Streptopelia decaocto) is not a native bird. In fact,...

Top Five Most Popular Upland Game Birds of 2019

A look into the most popular upland game birds according to the Project Upland audience. Earlier this year we put together a survey to explore the Project Upland audience to help...

Gould’s Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo mexicana) – A Wild Turkey Profile

The Story of America’s Largest and Rarest Turkey Subspecies The Gould’s turkey (Meleagris gallopavo mexicana) is one of the few wild turkey subspecies that survive in the arid...

Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) – A Wild Turkey Profile

Rebounding from near extinction, the Eastern Wild Turkey is the King of Game Birds. The wild turkey is one of our country’s greatest conservation success stories. Coming back...

Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting. “I’ve got tracks!” I wasn’t paying much attention to the dog who had become birdy. I...

White-winged Dove – An Upland Game Bird Profile

How to Hunt This Flashy and Early-Migrating Dove Species The white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) is larger than the more recognized mourning dove, but otherwise shares many...

Scaled Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Chasing the Desert Quail of the Arid Southwest The scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) is a bird of our southwest grasslands, and its appearance really lives up to its name....

White-Tailed Ptarmigan – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Learning About the Smallest Member of the Grouse Family Ptarmigan are some of the smallest species in the grouse family, yet their charm and mystique loom larger than life. They...