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People don't think much about the health of insect populations, but their abundance is critical for the development of small birds and game birds.
As most hunters know, Idaho has some generously long bird seasons, so shotgunners can continue to pursue waterfowl and upland game birds.
These spots offer pasture-raised, humanely treated beef, pork, lamb, and chicken, as well as less common choices such as goat, venison, and game birds.
To most, a partridge probably brings to mind something like the plump little chukar, a partridge native to Eurasia and introduced to North America as a game bird.
The sightings have concentrated in the northwest along Lake Michigan, but some snowy owls have been seen as far south as Hancock, Marion and Brown counties, said non-game bird biologist Allisyn Gillet with the Department of Natural Resources.
The state operated an experimental breeding station and year-round zoo of game birds and animals native to Connecticut.
Hunters killed about 750,000 of the big, sleeks birds each hunting season, game birds that tasted much better than chicken.
But all of those advances and others worked to drive away upland game birds from the Grand Kankakee Marsh, hunting experts said.
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