Dusky Grouse

A bird hunter in Utah with his German shorthaired pointers.
Bird Hunting Opportunities in Utah

The Beehive State may or may not have any beehives—but Utah offers plenty of bird…

A grouse takes flight on a prairie
What Defines the Grouse (Galliformes) Family?

Similarities and Differences within the Grouse Family of North America, also known as Galliformes. The…

A ruffed grouse walking through snow leaving tracks
Understanding Tracks and Other Game Bird Signs

Identifying clues left in the deserts, mountains, uplands and woods when bird hunting. “I’ve got…

Bird hunters walking on open sage grouse habitat in Montana with their hunting dogs.
Montana Bird Hunting for Pheasant, Huns, Sharp-tailed Grouse, and More

Upland bird hunting under the big sky of Montana is a beautiful challenge.  Montana is…

A bird hunter with a Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada.
Bird Hunting in Nevada for Chukar, Grouse, Himalayan Snowcock, and Quail

Nevada offers a wide range of upland bird hunting opportunities from the iconic Chukar to…

A Labrador Retriever with a dusky grouse.
Finding and Hunting Dusky Grouse in the West

A guide to finding and hunting the Dusky Grouse. Short of having a heart attack,…

A chukar hunter walking the mountains in Washington.
Hunting Washington for Grouse, Quail, Pheasant and More

Northwest knows best — especially when it comes to good quail hunting, forest grouse and…

Two bird hunters and a bird dog hunting in Idaho.
Bird Hunting for Grouse, Quail, Chukar, and More in Idaho

Who knows how many grouse are hiding in Idaho. Isn’t it time you found out? …

A blue grouse in the woods.
Splitting the Blue Grouse into the Sooty and Dusky Grouse

Learn why the blue grouse was split into two subspecies as well as identifying birds…

A male dusky grouse displaying
Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) – A Blue Grouse Life History

Chasing one of the two elusive blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) of the mountains on North…

Bird hunters walk in on a quail point in Arizona
Bird Hunting in Arizona, Scaled, Mearns, Gambel’s Quail, Chukar, Grouse, and Pheasant

Temperate, expansive and beautiful — bird hunting in Arizona is an icon in Southwest quail…