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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Grouse, Ruffed
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Grouse, Ruffed (Local Rarety)
-Bonasa umbellus (Linnaeus)

Head slightly crested. Tail, many-barred and with broad subterminal band. Separable from other grouse by black or reddish-brown ruff and broad subterminal dark tail bar. Female smaller than male, with shorter ruffs and tail, and the tail band is usually incomplete across the two central tail feathers.