Upland Game Birds Get the latest articles, videos, tips, and more on upland game birds, including pheasant, grouse, quail and more from Project Upland.

The Many Regulations and Laws of Transporting Game Birds

Understanding the laws and regulations of transporting upland game birds after hunting. The long-tailed birds are removed from the orange game vest and placed on the tailgate of...

Band-Tailed Pigeon – An Overlooked Game Bird Opportunity

The West’s Most Underrated and Least-Known Game Bird. The band-tailed pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) is the closest genetic relative to the extinct passenger pigeon (Ectopistes...

What Defines the Grouse Species?

Similarities and Differences within the Grouse Family of North America, also known as Galliformes. The word “grouse” can mean very different things depending on where you live...

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...