Ruffed grouse (as well as other birds) puff up their feathers when it’s cold because it traps air close to their bodies which acts as an insulator and keeps our feathered friends warm. /LEON LORENZ
This cold is big difference from where Helen Lorenz grew up in Jamaica. She seems to have adapted pretty well braving the temperatures for a 4km walk on the evening of Jan 12th. /LEON LORENZ