I think he pays around $6 for a chuckar and $8 for the pheasants, yet he can get pigeons for $1 each. He lives in western Md, and I do not know who he gets his birds from. Expensive, but it's all relative when training a $1,000 dog I would have to say. If you are truly intersted, I could find out who he gets them from. The pigeons are from a friend of his(a fellow club member), so I could not get you them for $1. He is a member of Isacc Walton in Md., if you are familliar with the club.