The Chachalacas of Sapelo Island

by Evelyn Sherr There is something curious about the range of the plain chachalaca, a drab olive-brown pheasant native to Mexico and Central America. There are a couple of spots where this non-migrating bird suddenly appears well outside of its expected distribution. One is in Texas, the other on Sapelo Island, Georgia. Both of these ‘out-of-range’…