Small flock wandered around a park visitor's center of all places.
Olympic National Park,
15 July 1991
I came across this female Sooty Grouse on a wet, foggy morning. She had several chicks in the wet grass.
image from scanned slide
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bird on the log.
The Sooty Grouse (Dendragapus fuliginosus) is a species of forest-dwelling grouse native to North America's Pacific Coast Ranges. It is closely related to the Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), and the two were previously considered a single species, the Blue Grouse.