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2014-03-14 08:27:12

Undercover Investigation Exposes Animals Kicked, Beaten with Shovels, and Left to Slowly Die at Facility That Provided Turkeys for Obama's Thanksgiving Turkey Pardon LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shocking hidden-camera video of animal abuse secretly recorded at a factory farm run by Hybrid Turkeys, the company that supplied the birds "Popcorn" and "Caramel" for President Obama's traditional Thanksgiving turkey pardon in 2013, was released this morning by the animal protection...

2014-03-11 12:23:21

Conservation's Greatest Night DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At their 8(th) Annual Dinner & Auction on March 6, Dallas based non-profit Park Cities Quail (PCQ) awarded its 2014 "T. Boone Pickens Lifetime Sportsman Award" to legendary entertainer, conservationist and avid sportsman George Strait at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Strait was presented a specially designed sculpture of three flushing bobwhite quail created by award-winning sculptor Walter Matia....

Just In Time For Thanksgiving Comes Turkey Science: Exclusive
2013-11-27 14:55:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each Thanksgiving, 46 million turkeys are consumed by 88 percent of Americans, but what do we actually know about the bird that graces our table each year? redOrbit has dug up some facts about the delectable birds to help throw a little knowledge down at the dinner table this year to impress the in-laws. The National Bird As most everyone knows, the Bald Eagle is America’s national bird. However, Benjamin Franklin had a poor...

2013-11-12 12:29:11

Centerpiece of Thanksgiving meal being provided to deserving families WICHITA, Kan. and DAYTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, Wichita, Kansas-based Cargill Value Added Meats - Retail, which operates Cargill's U.S. turkey business including its largest turkey complex in the Dayton, Va., area, is donating 1,000 turkeys to the Blue Ridge Food Bank in Verona, Va., 1,000 turkeys to the Salvation Army in Harrisonburg, Va., and 250...

Wild Turkey Damage Mostly Exaggerated
2013-06-05 15:23:11

Entomological Society of America As populations of wild turkeys have increased, the number of complaints about crop damage has also increased. However, a literature review which will be published in the June 2013 issue of Journal of Integrated Pest Management, finds that these claims are mostly exaggerated. The literature review, entitled "Real and Perceived Damage by Wild Turkeys: A Literature Review," was conducted to determine real and perceived damage caused by wild turkeys in North...

2012-11-14 08:35:29

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as shoppers make Thanksgiving meal plans, a shocking new hidden-camera video of animal abuse secretly recorded at multiple Butterball turkey factory farms has been released by the national animal protection organization Mercy For Animals. Butterball is the world's largest producer of turkey meat and is responsible for 30 percent of the turkeys killed for Thanksgiving in the United States. The disturbing undercover video, which reveals the...

2012-08-21 10:21:42

Federal Regulations Posted On Game Commission Website Hunters Encouraged To Report Banded Birds Waterfowl Hunters Cautioned About Eating Mergansers Goose Blind Deadlines For Controlled Hunting Areas Special Waterfowl Hunting Safety Reminders 2012-13 Waterfowl Seasons And Bag Limits HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has made its selections for the 2012-13 migratory game...

Evidence Of Earlier Turkey Domestication In Mayan Culture
2012-08-10 07:16:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Turkeys were domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than previously believed, says a new study from the University of Florida, published online in PLoS ONE this week. Turkeys are one of the most widely consumed birds worldwide, and the discovery of turkey bones in an ancient Mayan archaeological site in Guatemala provides evidence of domestication and the earliest evidence of the Mexican Turkey in the Maya world. Domestication...

2012-05-31 06:23:38

Random sample of dove hunters to begin receiving survey in mail HARRISBURG, Pa., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that a random-sample of Pennsylvania dove hunters soon will be receiving a national survey seeking input about their experiences and opinions on dove hunting. Topics will include time spent hunting, demographics, constraints to hunting, and thoughts about potential effects of spent lead from...

2012-04-25 02:27:30

April 25 Season Opener a Celebration of Successful Species Restoration PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The restoration of wild turkeys to Ontario is one of the province's most successful wildlife recovery stories. It is a point of tremendous pride for members of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) that their Federation, in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and other partners, helped restore this important part of...


Latest Game birds Reference Libraries

Scaled Quail, Callipepla squamata
2013-10-07 11:46:22

The Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) also commonly called Blue Quail or cotton top, is a species of the New World quail family. It’s a bluish gray bird located in the arid regions of the Southwestern United States to Central Mexico. This species is an early offshoot of the genus Callipepla, diverging in the Pliocene. This bird is named for the scaly appearance of its breast and the feathers located on its back. Along with its scaly markings, the bird is easily identified by its white...

Gambel’s Quail, Callipepla gambelii
2012-03-22 23:51:07

The Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii) is a species of small ground-dwelling bird in the New World quail family. It is found in desert regions of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Texas in the United States; and Sonora, and Chihuahua in Mexico. The Gambel’s Quail is named in honor of William Gambel, a 19th century naturalist and explorer of the southwestern United States. The adult has an average length of 11 inches with a wingspan of 14 to 16 inches. It is...

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2009-02-27 16:05:50

The Australian Painted-snipe (Rostratula australis) is a species of wading bird native to Australia, though its distribution is scattered and any particular area is unpredictable. It was previously very common in the Riverina. Its habitat includes shallow, freshwater wetlands with thick cover of low vegetation. When conditions becomes unsuitable, it will wander elsewhere. The species has significantly declined during the 20th century and is now rare throughout its range. Wetland drainage,...

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2009-02-27 14:40:41

The Jungle Bush Quail (Perdicula asiatica) is a species of quail found native to South Asia, specifically India and Sri Lanka. It has been introduced to the Réunion Island. The preferred habitat is dry grasslands or wooded areas. It is common throughout its range. It is a small bird no bigger than a rain quail. The male has a reddish-brown head with slight brown mottling on top, and on the back with black, brown and yellow. The breast is barred with white and black. The wings are...

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2009-01-17 17:41:51

The Asian Blue Quail (Coturnix chinensis), also known as the Chinese Painted Quail, King Quail or Blue-breasted Quail, is a species of bird in the same family as pheasants (Phasianidae) in the order Galliformes. In the wild it is found from southeastern Asia to Oceania with ten different subspecies. It is also sometimes known as "Button Quail", though this is more commonly referred to similar-looking but distantly related birds of the genus Turnix. In Australia it is not listed as threatened...

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