Field Notes from the Montana Natural History Center   /   'Field Notes' Investigates Gizzard Grit

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Description

Afternoon sunshine was softening into twilight on a recent fall day as I drove with my family down a forest road in the mountains north of Missoula. We were heading home after a day of hiking and grouse hunting—and we had a blue grouse to roast for dinner. We rounded a bend to find a covey of seven ruffed grouse, milling about in the road and pecking at the gravelly surface. What were they doing?

Summary

Afternoon sunshine was softening into twilight on a recent fall day as I drove with my family down a forest road in the mountains north of Missoula. We were heading home after a day of hiking and grouse hunting—and we had a blue grouse to roast for di

Subtitle
Afternoon sunshine was softening into twilight on a recent fall day as I drove with my family down a forest road in the mountains north of Missoula. We were heading home after a day of hiking and grouse hunting—and we had a blue grouse to roast for di
Duration
291
Publishing date
2019-01-14 18:26
Link
https://www.mtpr.org/post/field-notes-investigates-gizzard-grit
Contributors
Kathleen Ort author  
Enclosures
FN-Gizzard-Grit-11-29-15.mp3