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Taxonomy: Order Galliformes >> Family Phasianidae >> Genus Dendragapus

Dusky Grouse (Unique ID: 655)
Dusky Grouse
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Species: Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus)
Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: June 27, 2006
Equipment: Canon EOS 30D and Canon 300mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 0.0

Notes: If you look close you can see the ear covert feathers on this female grouse. While the ear coverts cover the ears, their specialized design still allow sound waves to pass through.


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