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Ruffed Grouse

Bonasa umbellus


Crow-sized ground bird which looks like a brown chicken, with a fan-like striped tail. Close-up, a small crest on head.


Mixed damp woods.


Algonquin Provincial Park.

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1 Comment

Tukup 7 months ago

Terrific spotting Greg. Must have been hard to see. Thanks.

Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Unorganized South Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Oct 4, 2019
Submitted on Oct 6, 2019

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