I searched the woods around the nest looking for the owls, but I didn’t find them. As I walked along the edge of the trees, I heard rustling in the tall grass and a bird call I didn’t recognize. Suddenly, this Ruffed Grouse charged out of the grass and ran around in the shorter grass near me. This is the first time I have seen a Ruffed Grouse with its ruff raised. Before I could get set up to take some video, it ran back into the tall grass and then flew away.