Bonasa Umbellus – Ruffed Grouse – “Partridge”

Bonasa Umbellus - Ruffed Grouse Partridge

Distinguishing Features – Ruffed grouse is predominantly reddy-brown. Head adorned with slight crest. Tail, multi-barred with a dark subterminal band. Identifiable from other grouse by dark brown, broad, longish feathers on the sides of the neck (also known as a ruff, hence the name). Female smaller, with smaller ruffs and tail. Size – 40.5 – … Read more