Can you identify this bird?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bellasmeme, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. bellasmeme

    bellasmeme Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like some type of prarie hen.
     
  3. mychooks

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    Looks to me like a capercaile...are you in Scotland ?
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Wow! What a beautiful bird! [​IMG]
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:That's what I was thinking! [​IMG]
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:That's what I was thinking! [​IMG]

    Now I just have to find out where I can GET SOME!!
     
  7. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    I think it's a sage hen...
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Doesn't look it to me, I googled it, and sage hen looks very different, unless there are different types?
     
  9. PeepsInc

    PeepsInc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a spruce grouse.
     
  10. bellasmeme

    bellasmeme Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow, so many answers, so quickly! Thanks! Hmm, a spruce grouse? I've never heard of one before. He said that he just came upon a "group" of them on a trail, not near any home that he could see, but that they seemed quite tame and didn't mind his taking pictures at all. No, we are not in Scotland, now I must go look up "Capercailles".
    (I do like the musical group by that name!)
     

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