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Merlin Bird ID

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    Sharp-tailed Grouse Identification

    Adult Description

    • Medium to large chicken-like bird.
    • Spotted brown and white.
    • Short, pointed tail, white at base.
    • Wings rather long and rounded in flight.

    Immature Description

    Similar to adult.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 16.1-18.5 in (41-47 cm)
      • Weight: 21.0-36.4 oz (596-1031 g)