Attempts to introduce these Central Asian partridges to Oregon began more than 100 years ago. But they finally took in the 1950s and 60s. Now chukar are one of the more popular gamebirds in the state as hunters chase these them over some of the roughest, most spectacular terrain the state has to offer. We talk chukar biology with ODFW upland gamebird biologist Mikal Cline and hunting them with avid chukar hunter Carla Gibson.
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