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A rooster pheasant walks across the cover of Deb Kozlowski's pickup near her home at Wrenshall. The pheasant has been something of a pest in recent days. (Photo by Deb Kozlowski)

Who rules the roost? Northland woman loses patience with pesky pheasant

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It's all fun and games until the pheasant flies into someone's back.

That's how Deb Kozlowski of Wrenshall sees it.

"He's going to be a dead bird," Kozlowski vowed.


For several days, Kozlowski has had a rooster pheasant hanging around her rural home. It walks around atop the cover of her pickup bed. It comes up to her every time she comes home. It even flies down the road, chasing her pickup, when she leaves.

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