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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,

2014-03-11 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)

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

Every 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.

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

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.

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

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.


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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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