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Plain Chachalaca
Ortalis vetula

ADULT Has gray-brown head and neck, grading to warm brown on back and wings, and warm buff on underp… read more

Chukar
Alectoris chukar

ADULT Has red bill, creamy white throat and lower face, defined by black border that runs through ey… read more

Ruffed Grouse
Bonasa umbellus

ADULT MALE Has either gray or brown plumage, darker above than below, with pale streaks on upperpart… read more

Greater Sage-Grouse
Centrocercus urophasianus

ADULT MALE Has finely marked, dark brown upperparts, white on breast and side of neck, and black bel… read more

Blue Grouse
Dendragapus obscurus

ADULT MALE Has lilac-gray underparts and gray-brown upperparts with white spots and streaks on wings… read more

Spruce Grouse
Falcipennis canadensis (Dendragapus canadensis)

ADULT MALE Has mainly dark brown plumage; white feather edges create scaly appearance, particularly … read more

Willow Ptarmigan
Lagopus lagopus

ADULT MALE In winter is pure white, except for black tail, bill, and eye; hint of red eye wattle is … read more

White-tailed Ptarmigan
Lagopus leucurus

ADULT MALE In winter, has pure white plumage with black eye and dainty bill. In summer, has barred a… read more

Rock Ptarmigan
Lagopus mutus

ADULT MALE Pure white in winter, except for dark eye, lores, and bill; upper tail coverts often conc… read more

Wild Turkey
Meleagris gallopavo

ADULT MALE Dark brown overall, but with a bronzy, greenish sheen on back, neck and underparts. Tail … read more

Gray Partridge
Perdix perdix

ADULT MALE Has orange-buff face and finely marked blue-gray nape, neck, and breast. Note the strikin… read more

Ring-necked Pheasant
Phasianus colchicus

ADULT MALE Has orange-brown body plumage, blue-green sheen on head, striking red wattle, and long, o… read more

Greater Prairie-Chicken
Tympanuchus cupido

ADULT MALE Warm buffish gray overall with extensive dark barring, including on belly. When not displ… read more

Attwater's Prairie-Chicken
Tympanuchus cupido attwateri

17-18" (43-45.5 cm). Chicken-like ground bird with strong vertical bars of dark brown and buff-white… read more

Lesser Prairie-Chicken
Tympanuchus pallidicinctus

ADULT MALE Appears gray-buff overall, but close inspection reveals dark buff barring, least striking… read more

Sharp-tailed Grouse
Tympanuchus phasianellus

ADULT MALE Yellow-buff with white spots on back and wings, and barring on neck and underparts. Tail … read more

California Quail
Callipepla californica

ADULT MALE Has mainly gray-brown upperparts, the nape finely marked with black and white, and a dull… read more

Gambel's Quail
Callipepla gambelii

ADULT MALE Has mainly gray upperparts, with scaly feathering on nape. Head markings comprise chestnu… read more

Scaled Quail
Callipepla squamata

ADULT Has a grayish lilac neck and breast, with dark feather margins that create a scaly appearance.… read more

Northern Bobwhite
Colinus virginianus

ADULT MALE Has white throat and stripe above eye; dark elements of head pattern vary from black to r… read more

Masked Bobwhite
Colinus virginianus ridgwayi

10" (25 cm). A plump ground-dwelling bird, mainly chestnut above and below, with black and white mot… read more

Mountain Quail
Oreortyx pictus

ADULT Has brown upperparts and chestnut belly and flanks, the latter adorned with striking white bar… read more

American Woodcock
Scolopax minor

ADULT Has brown upperparts overall, but feathers on back and wings are adorned with narrow black lin… read more

Greater Roadrunner
Geococcyx californianus

ADULT Has mainly brown plumage, palest and least marked on belly; feathers on rest of body have pale… read more

Chuck-will's-widow
Caprimulgus carolinensis

ADULT MALE Reddish brown overall, with intricate pattern of gray and black on upperparts and barring… read more

Whip-poor-will
Caprimulgus vociferus

ADULT MALE Has gray-brown plumage overall, but subtle and intricate patterns of black and buff creat… read more

Lesser Nighthawk
Chordeiles acutipennis

ADULT MALE Has brown plumage overall, darkest on crown and palest and most finely marked on back and… read more

Common Nighthawk
Chordeiles minor

ADULT MALE Has blackish brown plumage overall. Upperparts are finely marked with fine black and whit… read more

Common Poorwill
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii

ADULT MALE Has grayish plumage overall, but close inspection reveals subtle and intricate dark lines… read more

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