Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Minnesota's diverse ecology harbors several species of grouse

Email

My grandfather, Max Klemek, used to call them "pa'tridge." And for many years I called them partridge too.

The ruffed grouse, their rightful common name, is also called many other names, some of which I've never heard of, such as moorfowl, birch partridge, wood grouse, drumming grouse, ruffled grouse, woodpile gauwkie, ruffy and woods pheasant.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness