game bird

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any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport

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Any animal which could carry off a game bird is seen as a target, and so foxes and raptors are trapped and poisoned to protect valuable stocks for the four-month season.
Wingbeats and Heartbeats: Essays on Game Birds, Gun Dogs, and Days Afield" is outstanding and entertaining reading for hunting enthusiasts.
This information is crucial to the successful management of migratory game birds.
Prior permission from the Directorate of Veterinary Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, is required to transport warthog or a part of a warthog from the land where it was obtained and for any game meat or product of game meat or game birds or products of game birds to be exported from Namibia.
The Game Birds Calendar 2013 showed naked women involved in country pursuits - their modesty hidden by props.
From detailed information on heritage breeds to improved management systems and updated health information, this offers tips for commercial and home breeders alike, and covers the basis of raising chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and game birds.
The purchase of game birds helps protect the rural land from development, safeguarding wildlife habitat, and keeping the land in the hands of families who have worked it for generations," Fox News quoted him as saying.
Persons that held a current permit to keep, breed, or release upland game birds were surveyed for information on biosecurity practices, flock and release environments, and bird movement parameters.
While the slight decline might seem like good news for the island's wildlife, the federation's survey suggests that the upward trend in killed game birds and rabbits is set to continue.
This means that millions of hens will have their beaks mutilated; game birds will remain in cages; pigs, sheep and cows in slaughterhouses will lose crucial protection from abuse; badgers will be culled and lions, tigers and other wild animals will continue to perform in the Big Top.
The raiders ignored dozens of other birds but took six Bantams - all Old English Game birds.
Not only this, but what is also being celebrated is the systematic slaughter of other species which are wiped out to protect the game birds being reared for shooting.
At least the game birds have a chance of escape, which is more than can be said for the squealing herds of terrified animals heading toward an electric charge and death by blood loss.
Native game birds like grouse and ptarmigan are as much a part of the forests and fields as are big game animals, and harvesting and eating them is a vital link in fulfilling the big game hunting experience.
These shooting lobby groups spend enormous sums on marketing dead game birds, the majority species of which, the hapless pheasant costs pounds 27-32 each to breed, raise, release and kill.