We found them larger and darker, than the Kansas grouse or prairie-chicken; but no less rich and gamey in taste.
"The—the prairie-chicken," said Nancy, to make him feel that he was quite forgiven.
They were famous hunters, and could shoot a deer upon the run, or bring down a prairie-chicken upon the wing.
Roasted duck and prairie-chicken; stewed rabbit and broiled fish fresh out of the lake!
The prairie-chicken is now extinct in many of the Western States where it was once well known.
Grouse and prairie-chicken are carved from the breast when they are large, and quartered or halved when of medium size.
I no longer get heart failure when I hear the whir of a prairie-chicken, but drop my bird before it's out of range.
The prairie-chicken's admirers are numerous, other animals beside man being willing to dine on its plump breast.
The snow-banks are thawing to-day (April 10), and this morning the birds were singing, and a prairie-chicken went boo-o-o-o.
The flying turkey will not shrink, as the prairie-chicken does, when receiving and carrying off lead.