spruce grouse

variants: or spruce partridge

Definition of spruce grouse

: a grouse (Canachites canadensis) of the forests of northern North America chiefly north of the U.S. whose plumage is extensively barred with black with the adult male being nearly black below

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“Spruce grouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spruce%20grouse. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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