Unlike wild pheasant, pen-reared pheasant are not tied to resources and therefore wander rather than go from resource to resource. Sometimes within a few days they move more than 5 miles from the point of release. On the other hand, some may not move far and those that have left may return.
From a strategic perspective there are rarely specific locations within release sites that birds gravitate to; therefore pheasant hunters are also prone to wander themselves. However, from a logistic perspective...

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