Wild Visitor!

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Stacykins, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    So while I was cleaning the house today, I happened to look outside and saw a male ringneck pheasant! I definitely ran for the camera, but since I didn't want to spook him I didn't open the sliding glass door to get a better shot. I zoomed in as best I could for some blurry shots. When he went around on the other side of the house, I got a slightly better shot, but it was through a screen. He then disappeared into the brush! This isn't the first time I've seen ringnecks in the area, but the first time I had a camera available!

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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    What a beauty!
     
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Beautiful bird and one that I don't see in the wild very often. It's amazing how much things have changed where I live and hunt. Thirty odd years ago I would see lots of pheasants in and around my house and turkeys were something I only saw in a few places up north. A rarely see a pheasant and I have turkeys in my yard daily.
     
  4. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    You're right, there aren't many pheasants in your part of Michigan Opa, but I'd never thought of it. I went to high school in Pinckney, and only saw a pheasant once at the Pinckney Rec area. But wild turkeys were definitely a common sight! I always thought they were better at hiding than turkeys, though.
     

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