Prairie Chickens

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  1. Shovelbuck

    Shovelbuck Active Member

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    Don't know if you guys have these in Iowa or not but they are a blast to watch do their spring time rituals. :)

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  3. Ishi

    Ishi PMA Member

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    I've never seen one before but the photos are neat!
     
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    Same here, I have never seen one...but I think Iowa has tried to re-establish them at different times in the western parts of the state.
     
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    Great Pictures as always. Thanks for sharing. I would like to see them during breeding season some time.
     
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    Never seen one either. Didnt we establish the pheasant as a game bird because we virtually extincted these years ago ?
     
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    Awesome photos! Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Put it as my screen saver. Looks great. Thanks
     
  9. Booner

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    I believe it was last weekend, Ringgold county puts on prairie chicken days down to Kellerton wildlife area south off highway 2. They've got platforms to watch mating take place. Pretty neat to see them in person, crazy how loud their drumming is in person. Not sure how successful the re-introduction has been down there in terms of successful breeding, etc but there seems to be a decent population around. If you want to see them in person gotta be there bright and early.
     
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    BDAHMS Be here Now

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    Not sure if we have them or not- but sweet photos!!
     
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    Photo quality and subject are phenomenal as always! Love your work Jay!
     

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