Recent Range Expansion of Ruffed Grouse, Bonasa umbellus, in Labrador

Tony E. Chubbs, Frank R. Phillips


The recent distribution of Ruffed Grouse, Bonasa umbellus, has not been documented in Labrador. Here we provide new records, extending northward the known contiguous distribution by 100 to 150 km, and identify three new, possibly discrete, populations.


Ruffed Grouse; Bonasa umbellus; distribution; range expansion; Labrador

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