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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.
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