What do i have here?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by eldonrgv, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. eldonrgv

    eldonrgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For starters I don't even know what a grouse bird looks like. I'm selling some cockatiels and I was offered this birds as a trade, I was told by this girl it was a pair of urogallo still was like huh???? And that's all she knew about them when she bought them at a flea market. I googled and all this different kinds of grouse show up Tetrao Urogallus, Western capercaillie, and a whole lot more. Any idea what we have here? And is it a male and female?
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  2. penny1960

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    birdmanmax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not an expert at all but it doesn't look anything like an urogalla or even a grouse. Honestly it looks a lot like a ringneck pheasant hen but I have no clue and could be totally wrong.
     
  4. eldonrgv

    eldonrgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, that's why I'm askimg, I googled urogallo and nothing looks like this, from there I googled grouse and nothing either. They look like some kind of game fowl pheasant like but then again I've never experienced with pheasants either.
     
  5. Tony K T

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    I;m thinking the same thing.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
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    birdmanmax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its most likely a young ringneck female. These grouse you are googling are very hard to come by in captivity and I would highly doubt would be found at a flea market. Also most grouse including urogallus and their subspecies have feathered feet/legs which are not shown in the photos above.
     
  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Overrun With Chickens

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    You definitively have a ring-necked pheasant hen. The girl was "pulling your leg"! Urogallo, that's a good one! If she does have any real Urogallus's, Im on my way to that flea market.:D
     
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  9. eldonrgv

    eldonrgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So ringnecked pheasant it is....lol....I've never heard of Urogallus before so I started googling and found grouse and subspecies, I was like huh???? So I came here askimg, thanks everyone.
     
  10. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    They didn't happen to have any oshkin duskin pheasants did they?Hehehehe
    Hope they didn't get the cockatiels for free saying this is an expensive bird?Around here ringnecks go for 50.00 a pair.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
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