For jungle cock substitute take a gold pheasant tippet and peel it down until you have just a little left on the feather quill. Then swipe it with a little head cement of Feather Tough and tie them on. Not perfect but better than those plastic jobs.
This is not a good picture but it shows the look of the cheek feather. This is a link to our own site, The Cross Fitch, steelhead, trout, salmon