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Every November, the thoughts of most Americans turn to Benjamin Franklin's favorite bird, the wild turkey (and its domesticated variety) in anticipation of a delicious and gut-busting holiday ahead. We forget about the wild turkey's cousins, such as grouse, pheasants, prairie-chickens, and quail. But not here at Bird Watcher's Digest! This year, we'd like to shine a spotlight on some under-appreciated game bird species — not as potential meals, but as the subject of a quiz to celebrate the diversity of North America's wild fowl.
Is it true that a baby bird touched by a human will be abandoned by its parents? Can an owl spin its head completely around? Do goatsuckers really suck goat milk? Find out the truth behind these myths and more.
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