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Photo by Brian Hansel Two hen pheasants and one rooster dig in the snow for corn on a sunny January afternoon. Upland birds like pheasants and grouse have had to endure a tough winter and a cool spring in west-central Minnesota.

Pheasants, ruffy numbers could be OK

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Minnesota's cool spring may not be the problem for upland birds that many state sportsmen have feared.

A lack of rainfall during the cool spell may have lessened the danger to upland birds like pheasants and grouse.


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