By Elinor Osborn

Ruffed Grouse

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS-1D Mark III
State/Province/Region
VT
Country
US
Town
Craftsbury
Notes

A long lens was not needed for this bird. It was very territorial and would come out to follow anyone who appeared near it. After a short search I decided the bird was not around and started to leave the area. Then I heard faint footsteps behind me and there he was—too close for my 70-200 zoom lens. He followed me back to the car and jumped in while I attached my shorter lens. We walked back to the woods for a good photo session. As I finally left, he jumped onto my hat, trying to pull it off. But it was tied on so I escaped intact.

Description

Ruffed Grouse running

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Date Added
August 13, 2012
Date Taken
August 13, 2012

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