Ruffed Grouse - Bonasa umbellus
Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.
First year: 1972
Established status: Species were
formerly present in Florida, but are no longer present.
Estimated Florida range: 1
county Not reported breeding
Statewide trend: Unknown
Threats to natives:
Species Account: This is a
medium-sized game bird native to northern North America, but it
occurs in states as far south as Tennessee and Kentucky. There have
been no recorded introductions into Florida, and there are no
||Not reported breeding
||Christmas Bird Count data
Pranty, B. 1996b. A birder's guide to Florida.
American Birding Association, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado,
Stevenson, H. M., and B. H. Anderson. 1994. The
birdlife of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville,
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