bonasa (from bonus, good, and assum, a roast) umbellus (umbrella, in reference to the feather tufts on its neck)
Saturday, December 29, 1979 — 11:00 am
McNaughton, Wisconsin — Spider Lake Road
Two Ruffed Grouse flew across the road in front of my car. The flew about four feet off the ground, arrow straight, and disappeared into the woods. I saw a fan shaped tail with a black band.