Monday, December 8, 2008

Sharp-tailed Grouse

Here is a Sharp-tailed Grouse that we found in Danielson Provincial Park last Saturday.
I've yet to see a Partridge in a pear tree, so this will have to do for now :-)

11 comments:

Shellmo said...

Well that would make a beautiful christmas card!!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

If you had placed that grouse in the tree it couldn't have been posed better.what a great shot,yes it would make a perfect card.
Blessings,Ruth

The Birdlady said...

That is my favorite ever! (Don't I tend to say that almost every time you post?)

Bird Girl said...

What a cool catch! I've heard from several people that the grouse often get 'drunk' eating fermented berries. Maybe that is why you got the great pose ;-)

Nick S said...

Thanks everyone. Its always a treat to see these Grouse ( actually the official provincial bird of Saskatchewan ).

John Theberge said...

I agree with Shellmo, this would make a great Christmas card.

T and S said...

That's an incredible composition Nick. Awesome, I have only seen this bird (rather this species) on the ground. Never perched like this...Thomas

NCmountainwoman said...

So much better than a partridge in a pear tree. After all, there wouldn't be any pears this time of year. Once again, this is an amazing photograph.

2sweetnsaxy said...

I've never seen one of these or a partridge in a pear tree. :-D Great shot!

technicallyspeaking said...

That is so gorgeous! How do you get so close to get such beautiful photographs?

Mike - Fenphotography said...

Truly stunning