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by Gringo Viejo @, Kansas/Zihuatanejo, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 14:50 (39 days ago)

Ok, so the spelling wrong but has anyone heard or seen a flock latterly? Used to be on the hill above Casa Que Ve El Mar above L Ropa.

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by Elena S @, Tacoma WA USA, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 15:19 (39 days ago) @ Gringo Viejo

If they’re those cool noisy turkey like birds, I believe I heard some today when I was waiting for the bus near Loot.

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by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 15:25 (39 days ago) @ Gringo Viejo

Hear them every morning at Las Brisas.

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by Mexalberta @, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 16:44 (39 days ago) @ Labrat

We have many at Monarca Ixtapa
They must love Las Brisas, properties. Large population at Las Brisas Huatulco.

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by Canada1 @, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 17:36 (39 days ago) @ Mexalberta

A flock or 2 around Nautica condos, hear them yelling at each other mornings and dusk.

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by vc94513, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 19:05 (39 days ago) @ Canada1

The Catalina had them all over the place last week. First time I've ever seen them.
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by Canada1 @, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 20:29 (39 days ago) @ vc94513

The Catalina had them all over the place last week. First time I've ever seen them.
Vince

Not the prettiest bird are they!

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by Talley Ho @, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 20:54 (39 days ago) @ Canada1

It's all in the eye of the beholder!

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by Canada1 @, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 21:07 (39 days ago) @ Talley Ho

It's all in the eye of the beholder!

Yes, much like human attraction lol

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by Zbulldog @, Friday, December 08, 2017, 08:00 (39 days ago) @ Canada1

Taste like chicken.

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by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:07 (39 days ago) @ Zbulldog

Heard that they taste more like Pheasant.

Personally I think that they are a very pretty bird when the sun hits them.

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by Ernesto ⌂ @, Troncones, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:29 (39 days ago) @ Labrat

They Do Kieth ,I have eaten many a Pheasant ,growing up in No Dak in the 50s!

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by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Friday, December 08, 2017, 10:04 (39 days ago) @ Ernesto

I was always more partial to Grouse myself Ernie, or even pan fried Squirrel!

Pheasant was always so damned dry at our house!

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by dhunsber @, ¡Dondequiera que voy, estoy aquí!, Friday, December 08, 2017, 10:12 (39 days ago) @ Labrat

I was always more partial to Grouse myself Ernie, or even pan fried Squirrel!
Pheasant was always so damned dry at our house!

As with goose, low and slow is the way to go with pheasant roasting. I even once roasted a pheacock, i.e. a de-boned woodcock inside a pheasant. Several hours at 200ºF.

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by Ernesto ⌂ @, Troncones, Friday, December 08, 2017, 10:27 (39 days ago) @ Labrat

It's all in the Cooking method Kieth ,I can clue You in !

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by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Friday, December 08, 2017, 11:26 (39 days ago) @ Ernesto

Thanks Ernie, but naw. I gave it up years ago!

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by Ernesto ⌂ @, Troncones, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:27 (39 days ago) @ Zbulldog

Not Really ,Taste more like Pheasant !

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by Ernesto ⌂ @, Troncones, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:21 (39 days ago) @ Canada1

All Game Birds are Pretty !

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by Greg in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada, Thursday, December 07, 2017, 23:31 (39 days ago) @ Gringo Viejo

They (the Chachalacas) "serenade" us almost daily at La Casa Que Ve al Mar when we are there late January to early March. No sleeping in on those mornings. Loud or what!!!!

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by Labrat ⌂ @, The Roosterfish Foundation, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:09 (39 days ago) @ Greg in Rocky Mountain House

I know! I look forward to them!

Years back we used to think it was someone up early, pushing a cart with a bum wheel! :-|

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by Greg in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:43 (39 days ago) @ Labrat

I know! I look forward to them!

Years back we used to think it was someone up early, pushing a cart with a bum wheel! :-|

Keith

And I thought it sounded like someone tossing live animals into a trash compactor! What a racket!

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by Pelicano, Friday, December 08, 2017, 11:27 (39 days ago) @ Greg in Rocky Mountain House

I know! I look forward to them!

Years back we used to think it was someone up early, pushing a cart with a bum wheel! :-|

Keith


And I thought it sounded like someone tossing live animals into a trash compactor! What a racket!


I think Sly was singing about them in this gem...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnKmhOu0Gio

Boom Chachalaca...

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by Mexalberta @, Friday, December 08, 2017, 09:50 (39 days ago) @ Labrat

In the spring in Quintana Roo they come to our balcony with the Yucatan Jays and share cereal.
Keith is right, in the sun they are pretty.