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game bird

[′gām ‚bərd]
(biology)
A bird that is legal quarry for hunters.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The notification, however, is not applicable to game birds (partridges and ducks) which are hunted under a license in the winter season.
Heather burning - undertaken to manage the habitat for game birds - has also been performed over watercourses in breach of official regulations.
Native predators, including foxes, stoats, weasels, crows and magpies, are trapped and shot to preserve large numbers of game birds for the guns.
"I would also like to take the opportunity to remind all those involved in shooting, whether game birds or deer stalking, that there is a high expectation on not only shoot managers but also individuals to do it safely and responsibly."
It's likely you can legally raise quail in even your small urban backyard; they're a wild game bird separate from the poultry and livestock categories.
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Lurther phase-out of lead ammunition for hunting in California will continue on July 1, 2016, when nonlead ammunition will be required when hunting with shotguns for upland game birds (except for dove, quail and snipe), small game mammals, fur-bearing mammals and nongame birds except for when hunting at licensed game bird clubs.
A contest is open to choose artwork from Oregon that could be featured on the 2016 Habitat Conservation, Waterfowl and Game Bird stamps and other promotional materials produced by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.
GUINNESS Brewery's Sir Hugh Beaver decided to commission a book of facts and figures when he was at a shooting party and there was debate no-one could answer on what was the fastest game bird in Europe.
GUINNESS Brewery's Sir Hugh Beaver decided to commission a book of facts and figures when he was at a shooting party and there was a debate no-one could answer on what was the fastest game bird in Europe.
Fenbendazole is a highly effective benzimidazole-class anthelmintic that is not currently approved for game bird species in the United States.