PA State Symbols
Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09
| State Bird of Pennsylvania
Sep 7, 2006, 17:16 PST
- Length: 14 inches
- Sexes similar
- Medium-sized, stocky, round-winged, chicken-like bird
- Crest at top of head
- Blacish ruffs on sides of neck
- Head, neck, and back brown or gray
- Breast whitish with brown and black bars and chevrons
- Long, squarish tail
- Tail brown or gray with narrow black and pale bars and broad blackish
Sharp-tailed Grouse is more white and tan than brown or gray and has a
long, pointed tail with white outer tail feathers. Spruce and Blue Grouse are
darker and lack the black subterminal tail band.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.
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