Saturday, 31 October 2020 15:59

The pheasant release program is in full swing in Alberta

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Believe it or not, but this is a Ring-Necked pheasant. Referred to as a Melanistic pheasant — which means it has a different colouration. The Alberta Conservation Association is releasing 1,000 of these birds across the province. Believe it or not, but this is a Ring-Necked pheasant. Referred to as a Melanistic pheasant — which means it has a different colouration. The Alberta Conservation Association is releasing 1,000 of these birds across the province. Let's Go Outdoors

The Alberta Conservation Association will release 30,000 pheasants and an additional 300 Gray Partridge on conservation sites located across the province.

And as you will discover, a bonus for hunters is the release of 1,000 Melanistic pheasants. What are those? Watch the video to find out.

Ring neck pheasant walking away from a release crate
Ring neck pheasant walking away from a release crate