Game Bird Information, Photos, Artwork, and Facts

American Expedition understands the love game bird hunters feel for these magnificent birds of the field: the wild turkey, the common pheasant, and the Gambel's Quail. We are proud to present educational information, interesting facts, full color artwork & photos, and hunting tips about upland game birds.

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Wild Turkey Information

The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) occupies more than half of the United States and parts of Mexico. The impressive plumage that it carries and the unique wattle and beard of the male, brings attention to this remarkable species.

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Photo of a common pheasant in snow

Common Pheasant Information

Originally a native of Asia, the Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) was first introduced to the United States in 1857. Since then, the species has achieved well-established populations throughout the Midwest, the Great Plains, and parts of the Western mountain states.

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Photo of a pair of Gambel's Quail

Gambel's Quail Information

A handsome game bird, the southwestern Quail (Callipepla) has a unique patterned plumage coving its rather portly body. Both the Gambel's and the California quail are some of the most popular game birds in southwestern North America.

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