Baking: Sharp-tailed Grouse

 

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Tympanuchus phasianellus

Length: 16-18 Weight: 1-2 lbs

Identification:

Tan/gray overall with black barring and white spotting. Yellow comb, and purple throat skin shown by displaying male.

STGR

Distribution: 

Resident across northern North America from upper US to Alaska.

Cool Facts:

The Sharp-tailed Grouse is so named because it has a relatively short tail, with two longer, square-tipped feathers at the center.

The Sharp-tailed Grouse is the provincial bird of Saskatchewan.

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References:

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