Upland game bird
Upland game birds
- Ring necked pheasant
- Bobwhite quail
- Blue grouse
- Ruffed grouse
- Sharptailed grouse
- Sage grouse
- Hungarian partridge
- California quail
- Scaled quail
- Prairie chicken
- Mountain quail
- Ptarmigan, common name of birds of the genus Lagopus, species include:
- Wild turkey
As of 2013 the population of upland game birds such as pheasants had been falling in agricultural states such as Iowa where increased commodity prices for crops such as corn had resulted in reductions in game habitat in acreage set aside in the Conservation Reserve Program. A significant reduction in the number of hunters over the previous 20 years was also reported.
- John Eligon (December 31, 2012). "As Pheasants Disappear, Hunters in Iowa Follow". The New York Times. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
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