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Masking 580 species present in the us and Canada west of the one centesimal Meridian, the American Museum of normal background Birds of North the US Western Region is the single consultant to exploit a completely built-in photographic method of profile the intense diversity of birds mostly obvious west around the nice Plains and West Coast.

Ideal for birdwatchers and fowl fanatics of all ages, and together with info on habit, nesting, and habitat, the American Museum of normal heritage Birds of North the US Western Region comprises specific sections on species came across in basic terms within the Southwest and for species which are unusual or fairly restricted in distribution.

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33 browner plumage grayer plumage smaller overall Prefers tundra, in Arctic, sub-Arctic and subalpine regions. Thrives in willow thickets along low, moist river corridors; also in the low woodlands of the sub-Arctic tundra. ROCK PTARMIGAN 8 darker Length 14–171⁄2in (35–44cm) Wingspan 22–24in (56–61cm) Weight 15–28oz (425–800g) Social Winter flocks Lifespan Up to 9 years Status Secure DATE SEEN 34 WHERE NOTES GAMEBIRDS Order Galliformes Family Phasianidae Species Alectoris chukar Chukar pink bill gray crown short, round wings white face with thick black border pale pinkish gray back white face MALE IN FLIGHT short, gray tail with red outer feathers striking flank stripes ADULT whitish underbelly pink-red legs A native of Eurasia, from eastern Europe to China, the Chukar was brought to North America in the early 1890s.

FLIGHT: loud, short-distance flight with rapid wing beats before gliding to the ground. FREEZING FOR SAFETY This female Dusky Grouse stands still as a statue, relying on camouflage, not flight, for protection. 30 Found in the northern and central Rocky Mountains in Canada and US in high or mid-altitude open forests and shrublands. Typically uses older, denser, mixed, or evergreen forests at higher elevations in winter, more open-country, lighter forests at lower elevations in summer. 3kg) Social Solitary/Winter flocks Lifespan Up to 14 years Status Localized DATE SEEN WHERE NOTES 29 GAMEBIRDS Order Galliformes Family Phasianidae Sooty Grouse Species Dendragapus fuliginosus dark cheek patch above pale throat heavily mottled barred tail with gray tip deep-red wattle yellow air sacs on side of neck MALE FEMALE IN FLIGHT dark upperparts gray band at tip of tail dark brown back small bill MALE (WINTER; NON-DISPLAYING) dark underparts short, stiffly curved wings FLIGHT: rapid takeoff when pursued; short MALE (DISPLAY) initial burst followed by flap-and-glide sequence.

NESTING Scrape lined with available plant matter and down, near water; 1–2 broods; 2–12 eggs; May–August. FEEDING Grazes on grasses, sedges, leaves, seeds, agricultural crops, and berries; also insects. FLIGHT: strong and direct with fairly slow, deep wing beats; often flies in V-formation. TRICK OF THE LIGHT A low sun can play tricks—these birds are actually pale grayish underneath. OCCURRENCE SIMILAR SPECIES GREATER WHITEFRONTED GOOSE Variety of inland breeding habitats near water, including grassy urban areas, marshes, prairie, parkland, coastal temperate forest, northern coniferous forest, and Arctic tundra.

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