Bird hunting day

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  1. Dbrown4183

    Dbrown4183 AH Member

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    I was wondering if anyone here has added a bird hunting day to their african hunt and if so did you feel it was worth it?
     

  2. Rock375

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    Yes I did and it was well worth it. Everyone of us (4 hunters) spent one day of our 10 day Safari hunting birds together. The outfitter didn’t charge any extra to do it. We hadn’t booked our hunt to include birds and decided to do it in the middle of our hunt just to change things up a bit. We had a blast doing it. We still got all the trophies we booked for and got some bird mounts we hadn’t planned on.
     

  3. Upton O. Good

    Upton O. Good AH Enthusiast

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    Oh, and there was a hunt using a falcon near Bullawayo that was an incredible experience.
     

  4. Ridgewalker

    Ridgewalker AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

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    South Africa has a season, so make sure you go during it. I would have loved hunting behind PawPrints GSPs! Unfortunately I was there out of season. Tons of huntable birds around!
    Good luck in your pursuit!
     

  5. Hammergun

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    I hunted Francolin after I had shot enough animals in Limpopo. Had a good time. Very much like pheasant shooting. We ignored the dove and pigeons, which were everywhere.
     

  6. Mekaniks

    Mekaniks GOLD SUPPORTER AH Elite

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    We spent a couple afternoons chasing guinea fowl and had a blast. The bird hunting is great, and I hope to go do a detracted hunt for upland birds and waterfowl for a few days sometime.

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  7. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN AH ENABLER SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR LIFETIME TITANIUM BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Every last time I have been bird hunting. Just do it.
     

  8. WAB

    WAB AH Enthusiast

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    I’ve had a number of good shoots in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Well worth it.
     

  9. Upton O. Good

    Upton O. Good AH Enthusiast

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    I forgot the really quick guinea fowl drive we did. Scored “a left and a right”.
     

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