Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
Photo: Christian Artuso/Vireo
|Family||Pheasants and Grouse|
|Habitat||Deciduous and mixed forests, especially those with scattered clearings and dense undergrowth; overgrown pastures.|
9-12 pinkish-buff eggs, plain or spotted with dull brown, in a shallow depression lined with leaves and concealed under a bush.
Efforts in Congress are underway to open the Arctic Refuge to drilling, which would cause irreparable harm to birds.
Ask your members of Congress to oppose efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act.
The changing climate threatens the survival of more than 300 bird species in North America.