Dusky Grouse ✓
Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae (Pheasants/Grouse) Subfamily: Tetraoninae Scientific Name: Dendragapus obscurus ✓ First seen on Nov 15, 2013 in Arizona
Conservation ClassificationNot on Laura's Conservation List ABC WatchList: No ABC status ESA Status: Not endangered
I did not even consider the possibility of seeing this species in AZ! I was driving at high elevation along Highway 260 through the White Mountains and it flew in and landed on the ground in the open coniferous forest. Pretty unmistakeable, but still!