- Popular upland birds that are found across the country include turkeys, pheasants, grouse, and quail. The term “upland” refers to where they are often found.
- The basic shape of upland birds is similar to chickens. They also have short rounded wings that are good for short flights and strong legs that are good for running.
- Most male upland birds have more colorful feathers than females. The female’s plain feathers help her provide camouflage cover for her nest.