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May 2008


From Grouse and Quails of North America, by Paul A. Johnsgard (Lincoln, NE, 1973 & 2008). Electronic edition copyright © 2008 Paul A. Johnsgard.


Dendragapus canadensis (Linnaeus) 1758 [also Canachites canadensis]
Other vernacular names: Black partridge, Canada grouse, cedar partridge, fool-hen, Franklin grouse, heath hen, mountain grouse, spotted grouse, spruce partridge, swamp partridge, Tyee grouse, wood grouse.
Range: From central Alaska, Yukon, Mackenzie, northern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Labrador, and Cape Breton Island south to northeastern Oregon, central Idaho, western Montana, northwestern Wyoming, Manitoba, northern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, Michigan, southern Ontario, northern New York, northern Vermont, northern New Hampshire, Maine, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia

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