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Ruffed Grouse Drumming

Ruffed Grouse Drumming

Red Spruce Knob, West Virginia,

United States

Recordist: Andrew Spencer
Location: Red Spruce Knob, West Virginia, United States
Habitat: Temperate forest
Notes: Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) perform extraordinary non-vocal acoustic displays. The bird usually choose a resonant, fallen log & with rapid, accelerating wing-beats it creates a low frequency sound known as drumming to declare it’s territory. More info

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