Ruffed Grouse

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by RAY_PA, Apr 22, 2010.

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  1. RAY_PA

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    Came along this mom sitting on her nest. I was clearing brush from a trail and she has nested at the base of a locust right beside the trail. I was amazed how close I got before she spooked. She only went about 15 feet, I snapped a quick shot of the nest and left the area. I'll give her a month before I venture in this area again. Very cool birds.
     

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  2. f3cbboy

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    i agree - verry cool birds - nice shot!!
     
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    Yummy yummy, ruffed grouse make a fine eating bird. Amazing how many eggs she had. I would have expected the eggs to be a darker more camouflaged color.
     
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    Cool picture. And a very cool bird.
     
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    She sure is well camouflaged...nice pics!!!
     
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