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Spruce grouse

Falcipennis canadensis

Description:

This is the female spruce grouse. Very well camouflaged among the leaves and trees of the boreal forest.

Notes:

I noticed this grouse while hiking a trail in the Saguenay Fjord area because i saw her chicks running in the woods. I snapped a quick picture and left. Grouses are very protective of their young and i did not want to be attacked.

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BambiJudy
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BambiJudy

Québec, Canada

Spotted on Jun 24, 2013
Submitted on Jul 11, 2013

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