Ruffed Grouse

Bonasa umbellus
A Ruffed Grouse specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Uncommon permanent resident, nesting from mid-April to early July. Found in woods patched with openings. The neck tufts are well developed in the male, small in the female.

Specimen Information

Date:  11/19/1858
Collected By:  C Drexler
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  12568