[CT Birds] Game Bird Questions
jswattbirds at snet.net
Fri Jan 11 12:23:07 EST 2008
I live near Bristol Fish and Game and I have had a great variety of colorred pheasants at my feeders as well as the dark ring necks. Knowing that they were released birds I never bothered to speciate them or count them. I don't know if these birds are appropriate for Dave's list or not but since he asked for exotics, I'll post them if I see them.
MHMooreP at aol.com wrote:
Regarding the pheasants: I am a fly fisherman and member of the Wallingford
Rod @ Gun Club where we have a small lake that we keep stocked with Rainbow,
Brown and Brook Trout. We also have lots of land that we stock with pheasants.
This year I noticed that our holding pen for the birds contained many black
pheasants, which I had never noticed before. I am not a hunter and don't know the
particulars of why we have these birds, but we obviously got them from a
breeder. The conclusion is that we will be seeing a lot more black pheasants in
the wild that were raised in captivity.
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