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.
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