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#6396700 - 08/06/16 10:03 AM Parakeet hunting
goosehunter51 Offline
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Registered: 11/25/06
Posts: 34
Hey!
I was just looking at a site called birdhuntingintexas.com and they spoke of a parakeet hunt. I would be interested in a guided hunt like this if anyone could hook me up. They even had a picture on this site. Thanks in advance for your help.

Greg

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#6396975 - 08/06/16 03:35 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
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Registered: 01/22/11
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Never heard of it....small targets....sounds challenging....
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#6396984 - 08/06/16 03:42 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
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Hunted parakeet several times down around Waco. We didn't use dogs, but had a guide with a parrot that would call them in. Once the parrot had them coming in they would settle into a pile of bird seed the guide put out, at that point he had three Siamese cats that would clean the pile off. Not much meat on the little buggers and a pain to clean but tied fly's with some of the more colorful feathers. All in all a nice hunt. I've lost track when does the season open.


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#6397130 - 08/06/16 06:50 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
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Not my cup f tea.
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#6397210 - 08/06/16 08:21 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
dune2218 Offline
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Registered: 02/09/16
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Loc: Temple, tx
I think I would feel guilty.
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#6397328 - 08/06/16 10:36 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: dune2218]
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We were hunting these guys unarmed, had a buddy almost pecked to death.
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#6397430 - 08/07/16 05:39 AM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
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I would rather hunt feral cats
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#6397532 - 08/07/16 08:41 AM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
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I think sumbody is pulling my leg. I never seen a parakeet outside the pet store.
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#6397619 - 08/07/16 09:56 AM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: poisonivie]
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Originally Posted By: poisonivie
I think sumbody is pulling my leg. I never seen a parakeet outside the pet store.

I've seen parakeet flocks and green parrots nesting in Temple.....Lots of flocks in SA, Houston, and Austin from what I've heard.
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#6397635 - 08/07/16 10:08 AM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
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We used to see them frequently in the Valley when my family had an orchard down there.

Pretty sure Tweety Bird was supposed to be a parakeet

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#6397747 - 08/07/16 11:31 AM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 12/14/08
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Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Sit on the San Leon beach and watch the parrot flocks fly.
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#6397823 - 08/07/16 12:50 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
MClark Online   content
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Registered: 10/09/15
Posts: 119
Loc: Arizona
I believe they are hunting parakeets in Argentina

Mark

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#6397864 - 08/07/16 01:45 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
goosehunter51 Offline
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Registered: 11/25/06
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No, this is not a joke even though I can understand why you might think that it is. They did propose a hunting season in San Leon but they are an invasive species so no season is necessary. I'm still interested so if anyone knows of anyone that could put me on to them, I would appreciate it. Thanks!

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#6397888 - 08/07/16 02:08 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: goosehunter51]
Cast Offline
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I can shoot those loud parrots? Cool.
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#6397912 - 08/07/16 02:33 PM Re: Parakeet hunting [Re: dune2218]
matpk Offline
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Registered: 03/06/15
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Originally Posted By: dune2218
I think I would feel guilty.

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Me Too..Beautiful birds..I never saw them in wild..
Can some one post the pictures of them...Wild one.

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