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What do you call the birds that are hunted for food?
Last Updated: 5th May, 2021
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Likewise, people ask, what birds can be hunted?
Game birds are any birds that can be legally hunted, and there are more than 150 species of game birds in the world.
Popular birds to hunt include:
Furthermore, why are hunted animals called game? Description. Game or quarry is any animal hunted for its meat or for sport. The term game arises in medieval hunting terminology by the late 13th century and is particular to English, the word derived from the generic Old English gamen (Germanic *gamanan) "joy, amusement, sport, merriment".
In this regard, what kind of birds can be eaten?
What animals are hunted for sport?
Most of the animals that are hunted for sport and recreation are introduced species such as feral cats, wild dogs, feral goats, foxes, hares, rabbits, feral pigs, buffalo as well as feral donkeys, horses and camels.