Blue grouse Dendragapus obscurus

Identification Tips:

Adult male:

Adult female:

Similar species:

Male Spruce Grouse has a breast barred with white, a barred back and a brown terminal band on the tail. Female Spruce Grouse has a narrow rusty terminal band on the tail and white barring on the underparts. Browner Ruffed Grouse has a black subterminal band on the tail and more white on the underparts.