Ruffed grouse hub

Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), is a member of Tetraonidae family. It weighs about 1 1/2 pounds, body length is 15 1/2 to 19 inches, and wingspread is 22 to 25 inches. They live in 38 states and 13 Canadian provinces. Ruffed grouse don't migrate and usually spend their entire life in an area less than 40 acres.

Overviews - Research articles and projects - Fact sheets

Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse) - by Jeff Haupt, University of Michigan - Bio 108.

Ruffed Grouse - by Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center.

Ruffed grouse in Missouri: Its ecology and management - by Frank R. Thompson III, Deretha A. Freiling and Erik K. Fritzell.

Ruffed Grouse by Dane County Conservation Leaguge

Ruffed Grouse Habitat Identification - by Jason J. Taylor, University of Michigan.

Ruffed Grouse Society and Iowa DNR partner to improve habitat for Ruffed Grouse in NE Iowa - by Bob Kurtt, Wildlife Biologist, Upper Iowa Wildlife Unit, Decorah, Iowa.

Ruffed grouse Bonasa umbellus - by Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

Ruffed Grouse (Partridge) - by George Matula, Wildlife Biologist.

Ruffed Grouse by Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse) - by Jason Karl.

Ruffed Grouse by G. Ahlborn

Ruffed Grouse from Card Wildlife Education Center at Ferris State University

Ruffed Grouse by North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Ruffed Grouse - The King of game birds' populations are slowly declining! - by Mark Banker, regional habitat biologist, Ruffed Grouse Society.

Grouse Sounds - by T. Neil Davis, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Ruffed Grouse - Biology, Population and Habitat

Ruffed Grouse Habitat Analysis for the Fundy Model Forest - the objective of this project was to provide a definition of Ruffed Grouse habitat to be applied to a forest inventory database, while taking into account the spatial requirements (connectivity) of all the habitat components.

Ruffed Grouse from Nature Bulletin No. 260-A   March 11, 1967 Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Ruffed Grouse - Bonasa umbellus (Linnaeus) - by Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History.

Ruffed Grouse Fact Sheet - from Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

Ruffed Grouse Management Trail Site - from W.K. Kellogg Experimental Forest.

Ruffed Grouse by Roel Lopez

Ruffed Grouse by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) - by the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature.

Ruffed Grouse by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Ruffed Grouse "Partridge"

Ruffed Grouse from A Bird's Eye View  - created by grade nine French Immersion students at Confederation High School in Nepean, Ontario, Canada, with the support of Industry Canada's SchoolNet Digital Collections program, the Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club and the Canadian Heritage Information Network.

Ruffed Grouse by Virginia Department of Forestry

Ruffed Grouse by Christiansburg Elementary School

Ruffed Grouse from Alberta Government

Ruffed Grouse by George R. Spangler

Ruffed grouse by Jake Vander Zanden

Photos - Slides - Images

Ruffed grouse by Mel Baughman, University of Minnesota, Extension Service

Ruffed Grouse photos by Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Ruffed Grouse - Great Meadows NWR

Ruffed grouse photos

About the Ruffed Grouse - by Government of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Picnic area Shingle Creek Campground Route 150, Utah, 12 Jul 1996 - photo by Margaret T. Sanchez.

Ruffed Grouse (Teatro umbelius) 1836 - color engraving on paper.

PDF, DOC Files

Factors influencing ruffed grouse productivity and chick survival in West Virginia - by Christopher A. Dobony.

Improving Habitat for Ruffed Grouse on Private Woodlands - by Glenn Dudderar, Michigan State University Wildlife Extension.

1998 Arkansas Ruffed Grouse Drumming Survey - by Michael Widner.

The ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbelius) - Fish and Wildlife Habitat Management Guide Sheet

Breeding Indices of Ruffed Grouse - by Steven E. Backs, Wildlife Research Biologist.

Ruffed Grouse management guide - by Wildlife Management Section, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.


Importance of early successional habitat to ruffed grouse and American woodcock - by D. R. Dessecker and D. G. McAuley.


Ruffed Grouse Society - dedicated to improving the environment for Ruffed Grouse, American Woodcock, and other Forest Wildlife.

Ruffed Grouse Society of Canada

GrouseHunter.Net by Doc Preston

News archives - News releases

University farm raises roof on grouse house - by College of Agriculture Forestry & Customer Sciences, West Virginia University.

Ruffed grouse numbers should climb in 2001 - by Andy Hansroth, Sunday Gazette-Mail.

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