Pilgrim fathers found the "ruff neck" plentiful. It was then a trusting and easy mark. Main concentration is still in the northeast states
A shy, spooky little fellow, this cousin of the snipe is found chiefly in the Atlantic seaboard uplands but also occurs in many other localities
Has inhabited the pine forests of the West since long before the white man came. So trusting, it is known also as "fool hen"
When startled this desert dweller runs off rapidly to hide among mesquite and cactus. If forced to it can make a short, speedy flight
So called because of its plaintive cry. Has the distinction among game birds of breeding in all states. Can do 60 mph with throttle open
A large and very popular family, "Bob" is represented in our country by five distinct genera and many subspecies. Found mostly in the southland