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Sharp-tailed Grouse


Photographs

These photographs are provided to help you identify members of the Sharp-tailed Grouse species and are provided here courtesy of the individual photographers, who retain copyright. You may not reproduce these photos without permission. Click on any photo for a the full-sized version.

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Dwaine Oakley Location: Hermanville Date: 10-04-03

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Dwaine Oakley Location: Hermanville Date: 10-04-03

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Dwaine Oakley Location: Hermanville Date: 10-04-03

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Dwaine Oakley Location: Hermanville Date: 10-04-03

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Sharp-tailed Grouse species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

Spring
March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Uncommon, 1 - 12 birds per fortnight
Summer
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Uncommon, 1 - 12 birds per fortnight
Autumn
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Uncommon, 1 - 12 birds per fortnight
Winter
December 15 to March 15
Uncommon, 1 - 12 birds per fortnight

Recent Introduction

The Sharp-tailed Grouse has recently been introduced and established in northeastern PEI.

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