Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
Photo: Balaji Venkatesh Sivaramakrishnan/Flickr Creative Commons
|Family||Pheasants and Grouse|
|Habitat||Thick vegetation, brushy areas and tall grasslands; generally near water. Inhabits “mosaic” areas where forests and cultivated lands meet, but is not an interior forest bird. More closely associated with water than many other partridges.|
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