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ruff

(rŭf),
A collar or ruffle.
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Ultimately, that's what separates ruffed grouse from other game-birds.
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What are the behaviors you want to instill, to help him handle the ruffed grouse challenge?
Observer records, remarks, and drumming survey data were used to make a relative, subjective assessment of "conservation status" for ruffed grouse in Indiana adapted from Flather et al.
4), it is highly probable that ruffed grouse are now extirpated from 15 of 41 counties, and extirpation is likely to exceed 25 counties (Fig.
Ruffed grouse breeding habitat is characterized by high woody stem densities found in young regenerating forests (Backs et al.
We used the same procedures as Davis (1969) and Stoll and McClain (1986) to construct a map showing the present distribution and relative abundance of ruffed grouse in Ohio.
Wildlife officers rated each township within their county according to the relative abundance of ruffed grouse.
In 1998, ruffed grouse were reported in 40 of the 88 counties in Ohio (Fig.
Dan Dessecker, Senior Wildlife Biologist for the Ruffed Grouse Society, was among the resource presenters for the program.
The Ruffed Grouse Society traditionally works in the areas of research, education and habitat development, and our main conservation programs have influenced many thousands of acres of woodland wildlife habitat," said Dessecker.
The company's reforestation programs have emphasized biodiversity, and the Ruffed Grouse Society partnership emphasizes habitat diversity by spacing small cuts throughout a woodland when harvesting timber.