Definitions for ruffed grouse
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ruffed grouse
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a North American grouse of dense forests, Bonasa umbellus, having a tuft of black feathers on each side of the neck.
Origin of ruffed grouse:
ruffed grouse, partridge, Bonasa umbellus(noun)
valued as a game bird in eastern United States and Canada
An American game bird, Bonasa umbellus; the male makes drumming sounds with its wings
The Ruffed Grouse is a medium-sized grouse occurring in forests from the Appalachian Mountains across Canada to Alaska. It is non-migratory. The Ruffed Grouse is sometimes incorrectly referred to as a "partridge", an unrelated phasianid, and occasionally confused with the Grey Partridge, a bird of open areas rather than woodlands. The Ruffed Grouse is the state bird of Pennsylvania, USA.
Find a translation for the ruffed grouse definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ruffed grouse definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"ruffed grouse." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 16 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ruffed grouse>.