[Tweeters] Blueg Grouse info please

Michael Hobbs birdmarymoor at verizon.net
Thu Sep 14 12:47:30 PDT 2006


Sorry - the article is by Michael Schroeder, Upland Bird Research Biologist, 
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

= Michael

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <mgd at myuw.net>
To: "Michael Hobbs" <birdmarymoor at verizon.net>
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Blueg Grouse info please


> Michael, who wrote the article?
>
> On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Michael Hobbs wrote:
>
>> Jesse and Tweets - the main article in the next issue of WOSNews, the 
>> newsletter of the Washington Ornithological Society, will be on the topic 
>> of identification, status, and distribution of the two species of "Blue 
>> Grouse". For WOS members, WOSNews 105 should be arriving within a couple 
>> of weeks.
>>
>> If you'd like to join the Washington Ornithological Society, visit 
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>> == Michael Hobbs
>> == Washington Ornithological Society webmaster
>> == http://www.wos.org
>> == WOSWeb at wos.org
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>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Ellis" <jme29 at cornell.edu>
>> To: <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
>> Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 9:11 AM
>> Subject: [Tweeters] Blueg Grouse info please
>>
>>
>>> Hi all-
>>>
>>> I've gotten one response about the probable ID of blue grouse at Mount 
>>> Baker, but I'd really love to know where resources are that define both 
>>> range and differentiating characteristics of Sooty vs. Dusky better.  I 
>>> believe there was some discussion of this, and I'm not looking to 
>>> resurrect a topic gone by already, but if any info came up or especially 
>>> if there are any archived accounts or resources housed elsewehre that 
>>> came up, please email me OFF LIST.  Thank you!
>>>
>>> From the scant resources I can find, the birds we saw at Ptarmigan Ridge 
>>> were somewhat intermediate.  They had tail-bands (a la Sooty), but had 
>>> yellowish combs and lots of white on the breast feathers, a la Dusky.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Jesse
>>> -- 
>>> Jesse Ellis, Ph. D. candidate
>>> Neurobiology and Behavior
>>> jme29 at cornell.edu
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>>> Cornell University
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