Rowdy is one of the birdiest dogs I've ever seen, especially at just over 5 months. In fact, he gets so excited about them on his walks in the woods that he chases them and barks continuously at them, trying to get up whatever tree they're in. Obviously this is a no-can-do for hunting. At this age I'm guessing it's just excitement over these feathered creatures that his instincts tell him to go after, but I was wondering if any of you have ever had to deal with anything like this. He hasn't even been out on a hunt yet, so I don't know if he'll be like that in the field. At this point I just let him do his thing with the birds, as he seems so excited about them and I don't want to negatively reinforce that birds aren't something he should be excited about. After a few minutes I'll go get him and gently pull him away from the birds and lead him elsewhere. Any tips or advice from you guys would be much appreciated. Thanks.