Ruffed Grouse - Appalachian Mountains of US, Northern Rockies, Most of Canada

Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) is a bird hunted by Aldo during his October section. "There are two kinds of hunting: ordinary hunting, and ruffed-grouse hunting" (page The bird does look tasty, but is its hunting unparalleled?

Greater Sage-Grouse...Prairie Ice:

Prairie Ice, Listed as Threatened, endangered by habitat loss: needs undeveloped prairie habitat for breeding.

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Hunters: NOT WELCOME. Ruffed Grouse, 1 of 10 North American grouse species; very hardy, surviving harsh winters that decimate flocks of quail, pheasants and turkeys.

Scottish Red Grouse

Scottish Red Grouse (Lagopus lagopus scotica), is a medium-sized bird of the grouse family which is found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland.

Birding Is Fun!: Calls from the Hills - The Red Grouse by Richard Steel

Red Grouse amongst the summer flowering heater in some late light. - Photo by Richard Steel

"Mother Nature's Camouflage!" A Willow Grouse. (Aka: Willow Ptarmigan.) When it…

What beautiful camouflage! The Alaska state bird, the willow ptarmigan, blending in! During winter, the plumage of both sexes becomes completely white, except for some black feathers in the tail. Photograph by Anthony Madden

Gunnison Sage Grouse: the most biologically endang-ered bird species in all of continental N.A. Endemic to the USA, it is similar to the closely-related greater sage-grouse in appearance but about 1/3 smaller in size, w/much thicker plumes behind the head

Gunnison Sage Grouse (Centrocercus minimus) is a species of grouse endemic to the United States. It is the most biologically endangered bird species in all of continental North America

Spruce grouse in boreal forest Denali National Park, Alaska (From J.D. Christin - Birds - All others

Spruce grouse or Canada grouse (Female)(Falcipennis canadensis) is a medium-sized grouse closely associated with the coniferous boreal forests or taiga of North America.

Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix tetrix)

Why can I see my breath? — by Request BLACK GROUSE Tetrao tetrix ©Oliver Smart A black grouse lets off steam after a ferocious battle with a love rival. The feisty bird was hot under the collar after.

Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) is a species of forest-dwelling grouse native to the Rocky Mountains in North America. Adults have a long square tail, gray at the end. Adult males are mainly dark with a purplish throat air sac surrounded by white, and a yellow to red wattle over the eye during display. Adult females are mottled brown with dark brown and white marks on the underparts.

Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) is a species of forest-dwelling grouse native to the Rocky Mountains in North America.

Greater Sage Grouse

Protection for the Greater Sage Grouse In March the U. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) determined that listing the Greater SageGrouse as a threatened or endangered species was “warranted, but.