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- Large chicken-like bird.
- Dusky gray.
- Dark gray band on tip of black tail.
- Bare skin on side of male’s neck purplish-red
- Plumage paler, in general, than Sooty Grouse
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult female, but more streaked on back.
Relative Sizebetween crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 15.8-19.7 in (40-50 cm)
- Weight: 26.5-45.9 oz (750-1300 g)