https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Ruffed_Grouse/id

This plump grouse has a cocky crest and a tail marked by a broad, dark band near the tip. ... Spruce Grouse Female is similar to Ruffed Grouse Spruce Grouse.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Ruffed_Grouse/overview

The dappled, grayish or reddish Ruffed Grouse is hard to see, but its “drumming on air” display is a fixture of many spring forests. It can come as a surprise to ...

https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/ruffed-grouse

Ruffed Grouse ... bird with slight crest, fan-shaped, black-banded tail, barred flanks, and black "ruffs" on sides of neck. ... Female gives soft hen-like clucks.

https://ruffedgrousesociety.org/grouse-facts/

RANGE Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) are the most widely distributed resident game ... The males are usually slightly larger than the females, although an ...

http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/birds/ruffed-grouse.html

Male and female Ruffed Grouse live separately. The male establishes himself among other male grouse by drumming and fighting. He stays on his territory ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruffed_grouse

The ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) is a medium-sized grouse occurring in forests from the ... Female ruffed grouse in Algonquin Provincial Park · Conservation ...

https://birdsna.org/Species-Account/bna/species/rufgro/appearance

Annual cycle of breeding and molt of the Ruffed Grouse in Wisconsin, Alberta, Manitoba, New York, and Minnesota. Young remain with the female until dispersal ...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/upland-bird-hunting/173956-identifying-male-vs-female-ruffed-grouse.html

Upland Bird Hunting - Identifying male vs female ruffed grouse - Just wondering what everyone thinks about using the tailband on ruffed grouse ...

http://www.naturenorth.com/winter/grouse/rgrouse2.html

The biology of the Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) in Manitoba. ... Males tend to be a little larger than females with longer tail feathers, but the sexes are hard ...

https://nhpbs.org/natureworks/ruffedgrouse.htm

Ruffed Grouse The female lays 9-12 eggs at a rate of one egg every day and a half. The nest is in a cup-shaped depression lined with leaves and feathers, ...