Ari Greenspan shechting a ring necked pheasant with Rav Yosef Kapach in 1982 -רב יוסף קאפח watching
pheasant – פסיון
Letter from Rav Kapach z”l transmitting the mesorah of Pheasant as a kosher bird
In Dec 2009 Rav SHlomo Machpud was shechting sheep in Australia.
We were approached about a certain quail in Austrailia that has a very slight feather coloration that was different than a US cotournix japonicus.
Rav Machpud was matir it and all the other color vriations ( white and dark) as they are all the same bird.
guinea fowl – פניניה
partridge – חגלה
An overview of the birds we have received a mesorah on – אוסף של כל העופות שבהם יש לנו מסורת בעל פה ואו בכתב
Kosher birds – An AskOU document -An excellent pictorial description and overview of the anatomic mesorah issues. Understand what a קורקבןand aזפק is.
By Ari Greenspan and Ari Zivotofsky
muscovy duck mix up in 2009– Jewish Press article
Our greatest thanks to Rabbi Chaim Loike for providing us with some of these sources, who has invested time,energy and love intrying to preserve and research mesoret yisrael in ways that nobody else has.
Derech Nesher by Rabbi Shmuel Heller Concerning the kosher status of exotic chickens.
Derech Nesher by Rabbi Nasson Natah Shlessel Concerning the kosher status of exotic chickens known as faverolles.
דור רביע- letter on exotic chickens and menorah
Zivchei Cohen – זבחי כהן Italy 1832 Hilchot schita and nikkur in Hebrew and Italian
Is Turkey Kosher– Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivotofsky
video of cooking locusts– chef Ben Dayan – chorev high school menorah dinner 2012
Rav Kapach on Locusts