Didn't realize how rare a sighting of Spruce Grouse would be in this area. 
Before I get a deluge of emails, just want to let folks know that I'm now 
doubting my identification (and feeling a little foolish). Will let you know 
if I can verify that it was a Spruce Grouse.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Beth" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, November 18, 2006 10:49 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Spruce Grouse

> Saw a female spruce grouse today (first for me). Was in a swampy area with 
> predominantly white pines near an open field. I heard one grouse flush but 
> didn't see it. Then saw the remaining grouse - a female. Pretty sight!
> Beth
> Townshend