[Tweeters] Sooty Grouse on Vashon, can they cross water?

Steve Loitz steveloitz at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 08:53:17 PDT 2016


Here is a relevant article re a Dusky Grouse that flew >4.6km in Montana:
https://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/archive/V44/WB-44(1)-KIENHOLZ-76-77.pdf

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 8:37 AM, Ed Swan <Edswan2 at comcast.net> wrote:


> Jeff Adams on Vashon Island sent me a photo of a Sooty Grouse hanging out

> in his yard near Colvos Passage. Sooty Grouse were native on the Island

> and survived up into the 1950’s before becoming extirpated. So this bird

> is kind of surprise and it’s not like people hatch Sooty Grouse and let

> them escape, as often happens with bobwhite. Could it have blown over in

> the storm the weekend before last?

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