well camouflaged ~ ruffled grouse

Uploaded 19 Apr 2012 — 5 favorites
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© JanElle
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Heading out for the trees and their spring buds, this is one of a group of ruffled grouse who live nearby year round. In winter, during cold spells, they bury themselves under snow to keep warm. They are easy prey for predators as they are incredibly unwary birds..

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  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (19 Apr 2012):

    A very well feathered friend...hope this one does well

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 Apr 2012):

    Very sharp focus ... I love the feathers around its legs and its markings.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (21 Apr 2012):

    Oh the visitors you are so lucky to have. :-)

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    He really blends in well here. Terrific find and capture.

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