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Ruffie or Sprucie?

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Going through some photos from last summer and remember I was convinced that this was a ruffie. Did some shadows/highlights and other clean up on it, and now I'm not so sure. Votes?

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Spruce, look at the red comb around the eye, and the tail looks to stubby for a ruffed.

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I agree, female spruce grouse. VERY COOL picture. The color of the gravel with the color of the bird is outstanding.

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Dan is right on. For comparison purposes here is a Sharpie. I don't have any good Roughies.

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Yep, that's what I was thinkin', too, when I was workin' on the image. No idea what I was thinkin' when I put it on the shelf last summer!

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