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Hungarian Partridge – An Upland Game Bird Profile

An overview of the exotic Hungarian Partridge (Perdix perdix). As you would expect from its name, the Hungarian partridge is not native to the United States. Nevertheless, this...

Chukar – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The rugged game bird that pushes upland hunters to new limits (Alectoris chukar). Like the ring-necked pheasant, the chukar is a non-native game bird species introduced from the...

Sharp-tailed Grouse – An Upland Game Bird Profile

What do you know about this northern prairie grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus)? The sharp-tailed grouse is a bird of the northern prairies and shrublands. The native sharp-tailed...

Gambel’s Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The desert quail with a stylish hairdo (Callipepla gambelii). The Gambel’s quail is a desert-dwelling species that primarily occupies the American Southwest and Mexico,...

Bobwhite Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The complicated story of the once plentiful Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus). As one of several species of North American quail, the bobwhite quail has been studied...

Mearns Quail – An Upland Game Bird Profile

How and where to hunt the rarely seen Mearns Quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae). The Mearns quail, also called the Montezuma quail or fool quail, is a beautiful southern species of quail...

Ring-Necked Pheasant – An Upland Game Bird Profile

History of the Exotic Ring-Necked Pheasant of the Prairie (Phasianus colchicus). The pheasant has a very interesting history in this country. Usually, exotic species cause...

Wilson’s Snipe – An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Wilson’s Snipe is a real and worthy pursuit (Gallinago delicata). Perhaps no other bird is so widely misunderstood than the Wilson’s snipe, a bird made famous for its...

American Woodcock – An Upland Game Bird Profile

Hunting the Comical Bird of Many Names the American Woodcock (Scolopax minor). The American woodcock is known by many nicknames: timberdoodle, bogsucker, mud snipe, timber...

Ruffed Grouse –An Upland Game Bird Profile

The Ruffed Grouse is the Bird that Makes the North Woods Alive (Bonasa umbellus). This upland game bird, also called a partridge, has easily captured the hearts and interests of...