Greater Roadrunner – Geococcyx Californianus

Gambel’s Quail – Callipepla Gambelii

General: Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii) are plump, volleyball shaped birds whose preference for remaining on the ground stems from their inability to fly fast or for extended periods of time. These social birds reside in desert habitats of the American southwest and can be found hiding amongst shrubbery and dense, varied desert vegetation. A popular […]

Woodcock (Scolopax minor)

Common Names – Timberdoodle, woody, bog snipe Organizations working for woodcock conservation are: Ruffed Grouse Society, National Audobon Society Woodcock Description -The woodcock is a small, rotund bird with a long bill and large eyes positioned far back on the head. Well camouflaged, the woodcock is mottled with brown, black and rust colors, and has […]

Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)

Information on the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and conservation of ruffed grouse.

Ruffed Grouse Ruffed Grouse – Bonasa umbellus Organizations: Ruffed Grouse Society providing grouse habitat management and information Magazine about grouse and other upland bird hunting – www.uplandalmanac.com Ruffed Grouse Description -The ruffed grouse is identified by its tail with a black band near the end and the patch of feathers “ruffs” on the neck. The […]

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