Hungarian Partridge

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  1. Greenheaded_hunter

    Greenheaded_hunter Refuge Member

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    I've became interested in hunting some Hungarian Partridge. Does anyone have any states they would suggest hunting or much rather tips on how to properly identify these birds from other upland game?
     
  2. waterswatter

    waterswatter Elite Refuge Member

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    Over here they occupy similar habitats as chukar and can also be found on small grain farmland while chukar as a rule won't be on farmland. They flush explosively as a group and usually startle the heck out of me.

    I would bet there are huns in your state but I've never been there. I know Montana has some.
     
  3. nemont

    nemont Elite Refuge Member

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    Little guys can be found right on the road.

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    Or hanging on a wire
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    Or laying on rocks. Poor dog was HOT after this hunt.
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  4. Cooper

    Cooper Senior Refuge Member

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    I would be surprised if Nebraska did not have huns??

    Cooper
     
  5. Greenheaded_hunter

    Greenheaded_hunter Refuge Member

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    Apparently, there are some in the northern part of the state but I've never seen them. Thanks to all the cornfields, there are not any more habitat left in the state.
     
  6. Squaller

    Squaller Elite Refuge Member

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    This has been my experience as well...

    Huns will inhabit flat ground and agriculture, where as, if you can stand upright, you probably won't see any chuckar.:nutz

    If a bird just smaller than a pigeon takes off with the typical upland flush, and the thr-thr-thr-thr'ing of wing beats and you see small grey blurs becoming quickly more distant, I generally shoot.:D

    If I really wanted to go chase huns, I would probably go to Canada and chase huns and grouse. Lots of birds with liberal limits, and farmers will often give access (especially with the offer of some cleaned birds at the end of the hunt). Montana is also on the list...
     
  7. cancan

    cancan Elite Refuge Member

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    A few maybe, but not widespread....pretty localized and not in large numbers.

    southern and eastern MT probably has alot more, or used to....
     

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