Kōrero: Game birds

Upland game birds: chukor (4 o 6)

Upland game birds: chukor

Dubbed the ‘grey ghost’ by some hunters, chukor are found in higher, drier areas of Marlborough, Canterbury and Central Otago. They are uncommon and challenging to hunt – few game-bird hunters have seen one, let alone shot one.

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Reference: Geoff Moon, The Reed field guide to New Zealand birds. Auckland: Reed, 1992, p. 97.
Photograph by Geoff Moon

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Neil Deans, 'Game birds - Game birds in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16708/upland-game-birds-chukor (accessed 5 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Neil Deans, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 29 Apr 2015