Ruffed Grouse

Bonasa umbellus

ML2382


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Robert C. Stein
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1.6 km NE of Ojibway Provincial Park; Sioux Lookout Road
Ontario, Canada
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Age and Sex
Adult Female – 1
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
;
Playback
Unspecified

Media notes

At edge of old logging trail. Female was strutting with ruff and tail spread and creeping along in the brush. She emitted mews and other odd sounds (hisses, "whits", whines and grunts). We thought chicks were hidden nearby but did not see any. Weather: Wind.

Background Species

American Robin - Turdus migratorius
Black-throated Green Warbler - Setophaga virens
Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina
Magnolia Warbler - Setophaga magnolia
Mourning Warbler - Geothlypis philadelphia
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - Pheucticus ludovicianus
White-throated Sparrow - Zonotrichia albicollis

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm/30.5cm (36in/12in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
6 Jun 2002 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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