Date: 2/27/17 7:10 am
From: Betsy Checchia <betsy.checchia...>
Subject: Re: [AZNMbirds] Chukar Hereford SEAZ
Chukar were often used during field trials for hunting dogs held on Ft.
Huachuca during the '70s and '80s. There may be a relict population...

Betsy Checchia
Tucson, AZ

On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 4:36 PM, Theresa Lawson <tmlawson1...> wrote:

>
> My husband and I saw a Chukar in our neighbor's yard at 3:45 this
> afternoon. We first heard it vocalizing and then got very good looks.
> We also got good pictures and even a short video. Bird was very
> cooperative and was chasing off Gambel's quail. I am pretty sure these
> birds are raised by breeders and wonder if this one might be an escapee.
> Hereford is clearly not in this birds normal range. Should I assume
> that this one is an escapee or do I have a rare bird in my neighborhood?
> It would be a life bird for both of us.
>
> Theresa Lawson
> Hereford, AZ
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