ruffed grouse

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ruffed grouse:

see grousegrouse,
common name for a game bird of the colder parts of the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 18 species. Grouse are henlike terrestrial birds, protectively plumaged in shades of red, brown, and gray.
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A retractable, directional tower antenna was used with ruffed grouse, Bonasa umbellus (Marshall and Kupa, 1963).
Ruffed grouse Bonasa umbellus at one location at Lake Superior, Minnesota, USA, allowed a photographer to follow them closely, whereas the species, even within this region, was viewed as particularly wary (Gullion 1989).