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pheasant

gallinaceous birds which are members of the family Phasianidae, which also includes partridge, quail and peafowls. They are ground feeders and tree roosters, with profuse, brightly colored plumage and a long tail and are the best game bird. There very many species, the best known being Phasianus colchicus, the common ringneck pheasant. Others include blue-eared pheasant (Crossoptilon auritum), golden pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus), Reeves pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii), silver pheasant (Lophura nycthemera).
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Prizes include Cheeky Pheasant beer from the local George Wright's brewery, as well as undisclosed prizes from sponsors at the World Pheasant Association.
Pheasant season: Pheasants have all but disappeared from California, and the state hasn't bothered to update its harvest statistics since 2008.
Some eggs of Cheer pheasants were transported from England with the help of the World Pheasant Association (WPA) and were hatched in the Pheasantry, but their survival rate was not sufficient to establish them as a breeding population until 1998.
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Mr Barella said: "It was just too dif-ficult to choose one winning recipe because the children had such great, inventive ideas that really showed off pheasant as an ingredient.
The Club Pheasant Program encourages clubs to either raise birds -- as the Century and Auburn Sportsmen's Clubs do -- or partner with participating correctional facilities which raise the birds for clubs, like the Nimrod League of Holden, to pick up and distribute during the season.
We have a load of pheasants coming into Howies and David had put them in a box in the car to be dropped at George Bower, the butcher, who prepares game for us.
By the end of the night, Pheasant had garnered a respectable 21 per cent of the vote but it wasn't enough to defeat Oliver Chubb, who won with 28 per cent of the support and garnered 3,876 of the votes.
In an effort to better accommodate the busy schedules families often have, the Pennsylvania Game Commission this year is allowing the sportsmen's clubs that host Junior Pheasant Hunts some leeway in planning their events.
And, in scenes reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic The Birds, the pheasant, nicknamed Phil, headbutts the living room windows and pecks at the windscreen of the car.
1 WHAT YOU NEED 2 large hen pheasants, plucked and hung for 5/7 days, oil, as needed, 1 medium onion, finely chopped, 1 carrot, finely chopped, 2 sticks celery, finely chopped, 3 large leeks, diced, 500ml red wine, 50ml port, 500ml chicken or veal stock, bouquet garni - fresh parsley, thyme & bay, 10 juniper berries, salt and pepper, to taste.
How many times have you had to suddenly brake whilst driving when a pheasant decides to take a stroll across the road unaware of the danger to both him and the car's occupants?