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Wildlife Wednesday–Find The Grouse

Grouse are remarkable at camouflage. This NC spring they are quite plentiful if you know where to look. I have a friend who works for the Forestry service who says he has seen at least 20 this spring.

My Dear Husband was out and about this week around Lake Glenville and found a grouse waiting for his portrait, as you can see in the first photo. Grouse in NC road near Lake GlenvilleAs DH got closer, the grouse entered the woods. I have added the second photo of him in the woods. Can you find him?NC Grouse hidden in brush
I have included the third photo with the grouse circled, because if you are like me, you haven’t found him in the woods. Circle around hidden NC grouse

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