Upland Game Birds

Ruffed Grouse

Ruffed Grouse are the most widely distributed game bird in North America. They rank among the smaller of the 10 species of grouse native to North America with weights ranging from 17 to 25 oz. The subspecies that inhabits Maine is the St. Lawrence or Canada Ruffed Grouse. Plumage of the Ruffed...

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Wild Turkey

The Wild Turkey is North America's largest upland game bird. Average adult hens weigh between 8-12 lbs. and adult toms between 10-20 lbs., but a large tom can weigh in excess of 25 lbs. Toms sport beard are bristle-like feathers that protrude from the chest and can grow to a length of more than...

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