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game bird

[′gām ‚bərd]
(biology)
A bird that is legal quarry for hunters.
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Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge: Expand migratory game bird hunting, upland game and big game hunting, and sport fishing.
Art entries in the Upland Game Bird division must feature the California quail, shown in its natural habitat.
UP TO 20,000 hunters will take to the fields for the opening of the turtledove, woodpigeon and quail shooting season today, which is set to be the island's largest to date thanks to increasing game bird population and the second highest number of licences ever issued.
Upland game birds are important wildlife resources for most states and provinces in North America (in this paper, upland game bird(s) refers only to species within the order Galliformes).
RELIEF FOR REARERS THE multi-million pound game bird sector in Wales has welcomed a new welfare code of practice.
21 -- The Guinness World Records has its origins in a 1951 quarrel over the identity of the fastest game bird in Europe.
Although felt soles are popular with anglers for safety reasons (prevents slipping), they are difficult to clean and can carry pests such as didymo, a type of fresh water algae, from one waterway to another, according to Fish and Game New Zealand, an angler and game bird hunter organisation.
Dear Editor, Game bird meat is the only food that is promoted by blood sports organizations.
Actually, there are only 16 species because I don't count the wild turkey as an upland game bird.
Host Jonathan Wood, a licensed master falconer, wildlife rehabilitator, raptor propagator, and game bird breeder, will share his fascination with birds.