Ruffed Grouse are fairly small grouse with a short, triangular crest and a long, fan-shaped tail. They have short legs and often look slimmer than other grouse species.
About the size of an American Crow; distinctly smaller than a Wild Turkey.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 15.8-19.7 in (40-50 cm)
- Weight: 15.9-26.5 oz (450-750 g)
- Wingspan: 19.7-25.2 in (50-64 cm)