Tell Me A Story | March 2018

Backyard Birds | Ruffed Grouse

As I spotted these two mottled brown birds, I knew it to be a sure sign of spring on the way.  Twice  during the year, spring and fall,  I get these visitors to my backyard.  The ruffed grouses make their way through my property, stopping to feast on the dried berries of an old wild saskatoon tree and the seeds and buds of shrubs near by.  Later in the spring, a low drumming sound will be heard as the male arches his back and beats the air with his cupped wings, producing deep, hollow booms.

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Tell Me A Story is a blog circle.  Please continue the circle by stopping by LUPJi Photography  to see what he has to share for March.

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