We came upon two or three broods of spruce grouse in the road, so tame that one could have knocked them over with poles.
It was easy enough to roast a spruce grouse on the end of a stick.
In previous years ptarmigans and spruce grouse had been so plentiful that they were easily killed when needed.
The spruce grouse is usually found in dense thickets and groves or swamps of evergreen woods.
Presently he flushed a covey of spruce grouse, which rose from the ground and settled in a tree.