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Dendragapus fuliginosus (Sooty grouse)

As I was coming off the mountain, I spotted this bird at this side of the road. (This is actually the third grouse I've spotted this year driving out of a hike). The light was toast (this was shot at 1/10th of second at 200mm) and it was raining, but I couldn't resist trying to get a shot.

Fast foward to 2015 - this is now called a Sooty Grouse instead of a blue grouse. The wide light grey band on the tail seems to be indicative.

Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Saturday, July 17th, 2004
Film: Fuji Velvia 100 (slide)
Gender: Male
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Okanagan-Similkameen RD, E.C. Manning Provincial Park
Scientific Name: species related to Dendragapus fuliginosus (Sooty grouse)
Tag: bird
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2513 x 1675

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