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