Grouse, Quail & Pheasants
Detailed bird profile of the California quail, the state bird of California: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting California quail to your backyard.
With bold markings and a plump body, the chukar is easy to recognize in its arid, rocky habitat. Learn more about chukar partridges, including reproduction, conservation and behavior.
A colorful quail, the Gambel's quail is a southwestern bird and one that prefers arid areas. Learn more about these plump game birds, including how to identify them and where to add them to your life list.
A widespread game bird in Eurasia, the gray partridge is also familiar where it has been introduced in North America. Learn the field marks for this bird and where you can add it to your life list.
Watching the greater sage-grouse dancing on the lek is a once-in-a-lifetime birding experience, but what else do you know about these game birds? Learn their identification field marks, sounds, habitat preferences and more.
The helmeted guineafowl is Africa's most popular game bird, but it is also popular worldwide in exotic bird collections or on farm. Learn more about the helmeted guineafowl including how to identify them and see them in the field.
Detailed bird profile of the Himalayan snowcock: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for observing these game birds in the wild and facts about their history introduced to North America.
One of the most beautiful and most recognizable birds in the world, the Indian peafowl is the national bird of India and is known as the peacock in feral colonies, gardens and aviaries worldwide.
Detailed bird profile of the northern bobwhite: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting northern bobwhites to your backyard.
Detailed bird profile of the red junglefowl: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting red junglefowl to your backyard.
Attractive and distinctive, the ring-necked pheasant is a popular game bird worldwide for birders and hunters alike. Learn where to find these birds and how to identify them.
The ruffed grouse is aptly named for its thick black ruff, but birders don't always see that field mark. Learn how to identify these birds when they aren't displaying, as well as where to see them and what makes them unique.