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Upland Bird Hunters Reminded Of Need To Leave Wing Attached
Friday, August 20, 1999
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This news release was archived on Monday, July 1, 2002

Upland game bird hunters headed afield this fall need to be aware that when transporting any harvested sage grouse, sharp-tailed grouse, mountain grouse and partridge, they must leave one wing naturally attached for identification purposes. The wing is to remain attached at all times while the birds are being transported from the place where they were taken until they have arrived at the permanent residence of the hunter or the person who processes the same birds.

Pheasant hunters need to be aware that they now need to keep not only one leg but also one foot naturally attached while the birds are being transported. Hunters are not, however, required to leave a wing attached to pheasants.